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19 Famous Quotes by Alfred Hitchcock
8/13/1899 - 4/29/1980
Also Known As:  
Alfred Joseph Hitchcock     Hitch     The Master of Suspense
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Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.

Life Quotes, by Alfred Hitchcock

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In the old days villains had moustaches and kicked the dog. Audiences are smarter today. They don't want their villain to be thrown at them with green limelight on his face. They want an ordinary human being with failings.

Audiences Quotes, by Alfred Hitchcock

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This award is meaningful because it comes from my fellow dealers in celluloid.

Awards Quotes, by Alfred Hitchcock

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These are bagpipes. I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made sound never equalled the purity of the sound achieved by the pig.

Inventions Quotes, by Alfred Hitchcock

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Seeing a murder on television can help work off one's antagonisms. And if you haven't any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some.

Television Quotes, by Alfred Hitchcock

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

Anticipation Quotes, by Alfred Hitchcock

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We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time capsules in order to give those people living in the next century or so some idea of what we are like.

Computer / technology / science Quotes, by Alfred Hitchcock

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

Movies Quotes, by Alfred Hitchcock

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In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director.

Movies Quotes, by Alfred Hitchcock

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

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Alfred Hitchcock

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Television has brought back murder into the home - where it belongs.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Alfred Hitchcock

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For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Alfred Hitchcock

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Seeing a murder on television can help work off one's antagonisms. And if you haven't any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Alfred Hitchcock

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I have prepared one of my own [timecapsules]. I have placed some rather large samples of dynamite, gunpowder, and nitroglycerin. My time capsule is set to go off in the year 3000. It will show them what we are really like.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Alfred Hitchcock

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Disney has the best casting. If he doesn't like an actor he just tears him up.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Alfred Hitchcock

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I'm frightened of eggs, worse than frightened, they revolt me. That white round thing without any holes have you ever seen anything more revolting than an egg yolk breaking and spilling its yellow liquid? Blood is jolly, red. But egg yolk is yellow, revolting. I've never tasted it.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Alfred Hitchcock

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Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Alfred Hitchcock

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There is nothing quite so good as burial at sea. It is simple, tidy, and not very incriminating.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Alfred Hitchcock

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In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Alfred Hitchcock

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