Tag Archives: Alfred Hitchcock

Born On This Day – August 13, 1889

“I don’t want to film a ‘slice of life’ because people can get that at home, in the street, or even in front of the movie theater. They don’t have to pay money to see a slice of life. And … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Tuesday, August 13, 2013

“The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.” –Alfred Hitchcock

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In Their Words – Sunday, July 28, 2013

“Even my failures make money and become classics a year after I make them.” –Alfred Hitchcock

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In Their Words – Wednesday, July 10, 2013

“Reality is something that none of us can stand, at any time.” –Alfred Hitchcock

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In Their Words – Friday, January 11, 2013

“Give them pleasure — the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.” -Alfred Hitchcock  

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In Their Words – Friday, December 21, 2012

“The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them.” -Alfred Hitchcock

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In Their Words – Monday, November 26, 2012

“If it’s a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.” -Alfred Hitchcock

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THE GIRL

Did he train you? Did he rehearse you? Did he tell you exactly what to do, what to say? You were a very apt pupil too, weren’t you? Scottie’s questions at the climax of Vertigo do more to illuminate the inner workings … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Tuesday, October 23, 2012

“Some films are slices of life. Mine are slices of cake.” -Alfred Hitchcock

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In Their Words – Saturday, September 29, 2012

“Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.” -Alfred Hitchcock

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