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Alfred Hitchcock Quotes

Alfred Hitchcock
A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
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Alfred Hitchcock
Television has brought back murder into the home - where it belongs.
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#English Director #Home

Alfred Hitchcock
For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake.
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#Cinema #English Director

Alfred Hitchcock
Disney has the best casting. If he doesn't like an actor he just tears him up.
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Alfred Hitchcock
Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.
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#English Director #Information

Alfred Hitchcock
There is nothing quite so good as burial at sea. It is simple, tidy, and not very incriminating.
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#English Director #Burial

Alfred Hitchcock
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
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#God

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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.
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#English Director #Movie

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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.'
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Alfred Hitchcock
Someone once told me that every minute a murder occurs, so I don't want to waste your time, I know you want to go back to work.
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#English Director #Murder

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I never said all actors are cattle; what I said was all actors should be treated like cattle.
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Alfred Hitchcock
The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
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#Endurance #English Director

Alfred Hitchcock
Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.
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#English Director #Audience

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

Alfred Hitchcock
Television is like the American toaster, you push the button and the same thing pops up everytime.
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#Television #English Director

Alfred Hitchcock
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.
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#English Director #Inventions

Alfred Hitchcock
In films murders are always very clean. I show how difficult it is and what a messy thing it is to kill a man.
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