Who on Earth is Alfred Hitchcock?

Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock was an English filmmaker known as the Master of Suspense. Hitchcock is one of the most influential directors known for Rear Window, Vertigo, Psycho and The Birds.

Books by Alfred Hitchcock

Quotes by Alfred Hitchcock

“A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.”

Alfred Hitchcock

“Actors are cattle.”

Alfred Hitchcock

“Conversation is the enemy of good wine and food.”

Alfred Hitchcock

“Drama is life with the dull parts left out.”

Alfred Hitchcock

“Even my failures make money and become classics a year after I make them.”

Alfred Hitchcock

“If I were to make another picture set in Australia I’d have a policeman hop into the pocket of a kangaroo and yell, “Follow that car!”

Alfred Hitchcock

“If I won’t be myself, who will?”

Alfred Hitchcock

“If it’s a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.”

Alfred Hitchcock

“In feature films the director is God; in documentary films, God is the director.”

Alfred Hitchcock

“It is no accident that an anagram of “actors” is “scrota”.”

Alfred Hitchcock

“Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are God. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are God.”

Alfred Hitchcock

“Revenge is sweet and not fattening.”

Alfred Hitchcock

“Self-plagiarism is style.”

Alfred Hitchcock

“Television has brought back murder into the home – where it belongs.”

Alfred Hitchcock

“The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.”

Alfred Hitchcock

“There is no terror in a bang, only in the anticipation of it.”

Alfred Hitchcock

“To me Psycho was a big comedy. Had to be.”

Alfred Hitchcock

“When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, “It’s in the script.” If he says, “But what’s my motivation?” I say, “Your salary.”

Alfred Hitchcock

“Your best side? My dear, you’re sitting on it.”

Alfred Hitchcock