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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.
         
   
F
The television set in American homes is like the toaster. You press a button and the same thing pops up almost every time.

R
There is no terror in a bang, only in the anticipation of it.
A
I have prepared one of my own [time capsule]. I have placed some rather large samples of dynamite, gunpowder, and nitroglycerin. My time capsule is set to go off in the year 3000. It will show them what we are really like.
N
The best actor is the man who can do nothing extremely well.
K
I am a typed director. If I made "Cinderella," the audience would immediately be looking for a body in the coach.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Saturday Evening Post
R: Quoted in: Leslie Halliwell, Halliwell's Filmgoer's Companion (1984).
A: From a collection of quotations found on the Internet.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "Newsweek," 11 Jun 56
   


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