Lent his name to "Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine", a popular anthology that continued to publish after his death.
26 Biographical Movies |
80 Print Biographies |
5 Portrayals |
2 Interviews |
63 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
15 Magazine Cover Photos |
Mr. Alfred Hitchcock | Sir Alfred Hitchcock
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
I am a typed director. If I made Cinderella
(1937), the audience would immediately be looking for a body in the coach.
Was at his heaviest in the late 1930s, when he weighed over 300 pounds. Although always overweight, he dieted and lost a considerable amount of weight in the early 1950s, with pictures from sets like To Catch a Thief
(1955) showing a surprisingly thin Hitchcock. His weight continued to fluctuate throughout his life.
In order to create suspense in his films, he would alternate between different shots to extend cinematic time (e.g., the climax of Saboteur
(1942), the cropduster sequence in North by Northwest
(1959), the shower scene in Psycho
(1960), etc.) His driving sequences were also shot in this particular way. They would typically alternate between the character's point of view while driving and a ...