Monday, August 13, 2012

August 13: Happy Birthday Alfred Hitchcock!

August 13: Happy Birthday to the legendary director, Alfred Hitchcock. 

 Born August 13, 1899,  Alfred Hitchcock is best known for directing a producing psychological horror and suspense movies like Psycho, Vertigo, The Birds, Rebecca, Lifeboat, Rear Window, North by Northwest, Strangers on a Train, Dial M for Murder, To Catch a Thief, Shadow of a Doubt, Notorious and more. In all more than 50 major films are attributed to Alfred Hitchcock in a career that spanned 60 years.

As a very visual film maker, Alfred Hitchcock work on radio in less known. However, Hitchcock was a master marketer of his films and utilized the power of the radio to promote his movies on radio shows like Lux Radio TheaterScreen Director's PlayhouseScreen Guild TheaterSuspenseAcademy Award Theater, and more.

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