Lent his name to "Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine", a popular anthology that continued to publish after his death.
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Mr. Alfred Hitchcock | Sir Alfred Hitchcock
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[When asked by a member of the press why, at his advanced age, it took so long for the British government to grant him the title of Knight] I think it's just a matter of carelessness.
Hitchcock approached Italian comedy-thriller writers Agenore Incrocci
and Furio Scarpelli
(Age & Scarpelli), writers of Big Deal on Madonna Street
(1958), to write a screenplay around an original idea Hitchcock had carried in his head since the late 1930s. A New York City hotel run by an Italian immigrant and his family who, unknown to him, are using the hotel as cover for crimes, including the ...
His "MacGuffins" were objects or devices which drove the plot and were of great interest to the film's characters, but which to the audience were otherwise inconsequential and could be forgotten once they had served their purpose. The most notable examples include bottled uranium in Notorious
(1946), the wedding ring in Rear Window
(1954), the microfilm in North by Northwest
(1959) and the ...