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Celebrating Alfred Hitchcock

by Jim Mosley
Alfred Hitchcock

This week in history, 120 years ago, Alfred Hitchcock was born on Aug. 13, 1899, in London, England.

The British film director was known for his suspenseful films including the classics “The 39 Steps,” “Rebecca,” “Suspicion,” “Notorious,” “Rear Window,” “The Birds,” “Psycho” and “Frenzy,” in addition to his TV series, “Alfred Hitchcock Presents.”

He directed more than 50 feature films in a career spanning six decades. Hitchcock was known for his brief cameos, and he made an appearance in all of his films. He was nicknamed the “Master of Suspense.”

At 80 years old, Hitchcock passed away at his home.

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