The “Master of Suspense” was born on this day in 1899. Born in Leytonstone, Essex, England, he became a celebrated film director creating many films that received British and American film awards.
In 2012, the British Film Institute announced that Hitchcock’s 1941 psychological thriller, Vertigo was the greatest film ever made. Hitchcock’s personal favorite was his 1943 film, Shadow of a Doubt.
Hitchcock directed over 50 major films which received 46 Oscar nominations. Which of his films is your favorite? Rear Window is mine.
Today’s Haiku: Happy Birthday Alfred Hitchcock
Known for cameos
and twisted turns of murder
Sir Alfred thrilled us
For more information on today’s birthday celebrant see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Hitchcock