Dial H for Hitchcock



“If I won’t be myself, who will?”
-Alfred Hitchcock

Espionage, Thriller, Horror, Drama. One man.

A timeless director with films in every genre, Alfred Hitchcock was the man who pushed boundaries, thus creating the star-studded film universe that cinema lovers admire. Hitchcock worked with countless outstanding actors including SAG Life Achievement Award Recipients James Stewart (6th), Paul Newman (22nd), and Julie Andrews (43rd).

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Did you know?
1.     When finishing a cup of tea while on set, Hitchcock would often toss the cup and saucer over his shoulder, letting it fall (or break) where it may.
2.     He appeared on a 32-cent stamp in the U.S. Postal Service's "Legends of Hollywood" series.
3.     Although he was nominated five times, Hitchcock never won a best director Oscar®.
4.     He appears in a cameo role in all of his films.
5.     He was a man with two fears: the police and eggs.
6.     For "Psycho," he deferred his standard $250,000 salary in lieu of 60% of the film's net profits. His personal earnings from the film exceeded $15 million. Adjusted for inflation, that amount would now top $150 million (as of 2006).


See if you can name some of his classics based on these stills! Enter your response in the box below the photo. *Responses must be in uppercase 





Can’t get enough Hitchcock horror? Tune in to Turner Classic Movies for Sundays with Hitch for the rest of the month of September!

Sundays with Hitch Schedule on Turner Classic Movies:
Sunday, September 15th
10:00 am: Number Seventeen
11:15 am: The Trouble with Harry
1:15 pm: Family Plot
3:30 pm: The Man Who Knew Too Much
5:45 pm: Vertigo
8:00 pm: Rear Window
10:00 pm: To Catch a Thief
12:00 am: The Farmer’s Wife

Sunday, September 22nd
10:00 am: The Skin Game
11:30 am: Lifeboat
1:15 pm: The Lady Vanishes
3:15 pm: Topaz
5:45 pm: Torn Curtain
8:00 pm: The 39 Steps
9:30 pm: Sabotage
11:00 pm: The Dick Cavett Show

Sunday, September 29th
10:00 am: Rich and Strange
12:00 pm: Mr. and Mrs. Smith
2:00 pm: Suspicion
4:00 pm: Strangers on a Train
6:00 pm: Dial M for Murder
8:00 pm: Rebecca
10:15 pm: Notorious

*All films in Eastern Time (ET)

Visit tcm.com/schedule/ for more TCM programming!


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