Alfred Hitchcock Quotes

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Born: August 13, 1899, Leytonstone, London, England, UK
Birth Country: UK
Died: Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, USA, April 29, 1980
Occupation: Director

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

A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Blondes make the best victims. They're like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.
- Alfred Hitchcock

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

I'm full of fears and I do my best to avoid difficulties and any kind of complications. I like everything around me to be clear as crystal and completely calm.
- 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

Luck is everything... My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person. I'm fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn't make a good suspense film.
- Alfred Hitchcock

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

Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn't change people's habits. It just kept them inside the house.
- Alfred Hitchcock

The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
- Alfred Hitchcock

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.
- Alfred Hitchcock

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