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Creative Quotations from . . .
Alfred Hitchcock
(1899-1980) born on
Aug 13
English director. He was the "Master of Suspense" renown for his suspense films, e.g., "North by Northwest," 1959 and "Psycho," 1960.
Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual terms.

Give them pleasure the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
Self-plagiarism is style.
The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
There's nothing to winning, really. That is, if you happen to be blessed with a keen eye, an agile mind, and no scruples whatsoever.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Hitchcock," ch. 11 by Francois Truffaut, 1967.
R: On audiences, Asbury Park NJ "Press," 13 Aug 1974.
A: Defending repetition of his filming techniques, in London "Observer," 8 Aug 1976.
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: In "Friendly Advice," ed. Jon Winokur, 1990.

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