Alfred Hitchcock Quotes (84 quotes)
“A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.”
As quoted in: "Colombo's Hollywood: wit and wisdom of the moviemakers" (Collins, 1979), p. 132
“Blondes make the best victims. They're like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.”
Interview on CBS TV (20 February 1977)
“Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual terms.”
As quoted in: Hitchcock (1967) by François Truffaut
“Give them pleasure - the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.”
On audiences. Asbury Park NJ Press (13 August 1974)
“I am a typed director. If I made Cinderella, the audience would immediately be looking for a body in the coach.”
Newsweek (11 June 1956)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAlfred Hitchcock
Born: August 13, 1899
Died: April 29, 1980 (aged 80)
Bio: Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock was an English film director and producer. He pioneered many techniques in the suspense and psychological thriller genres. After a successful career in British cinema in both silent films and early talkies, Hitchcock moved to Hollywood. On 19 April 1955, he became an American citizen while remaining a British subject.