Who Was Alfred Hitchcock?

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  1. PhoenixV profile image64
    PhoenixVposted 5 years ago

    Who Was Alfred Hitchcock?

    What is a biography of Alfred Hitchcock?

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    JThomp42posted 5 years ago

    He was born Alfred Joseph Hitchcock. His father was a green grocer called William Hitchcock (1862 - 1914); his mother was Emma Jane Whelan (1863 - 1942), and he had two older siblings, William Hitchcock (born 1890) and Eileen Hitchcock(born 1892). He grew up in a very strict Roman Catholic family. He attended St. Ignatius College and a school for engineering and navigation. When he was 15 years old, in 1914, his father died.

  3. easylearningweb profile image93
    easylearningwebposted 5 years ago

    Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980) was an English movie director, best known for the movie "Psycho" which he directed. Other famous movies include "The Birds", "Marnie" and "Rear Window". He was known as the Master of Suspense. He was also a producer and screenwriter and often made cameo appearances in his movies and TV shows.

    I recently watched the movie "Hitchcock" in which he was portrayed by Anthony Hopkins, which I would highly recommend. The movie focuses on the struggles and then success of his movie "Psycho.

  4. Tim Quam profile image60
    Tim Quamposted 5 years ago

    Alfred Hitchcock was a movie director whose long career began in the silent era and extended through the Golden age and well into the 1970s.  He was largely influenced by early German cinema and he was in top form during the 1950s when he made a picture a year including North by Northwest, Rear Window, To Catch a Thief, and Vertigo.  He worked with some of the biggest stars during this period like Doris Day, Henry Fonda, Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, and James Stewart.  He embraced technology and was a cutting-edge, creative auteur who enjoyed the preparation for shooting a picture more than the production itself.  He utilized a lot of point-of-view camera work to make audiences feel like active players as part of the moviegoing experience.

 
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