Happy Birthday Alfred Hitchcock! 4 Terrific scenes from the ‘Master of Suspense’

Alfred Hitchcock

Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock is still regarded as one of the best film directors of all time.

Alfred Hitchcock was born on the 13th of August, 1899 in Leytonstone, England and died on the 29th of April, 1980. He started his career as a title card designer and soon moved through the ranks to become a film director. Known for pioneering techniques that developed the art of suspense, Hitchcock became a household name to many filmmakers and film fanatics around the world. Some of the great films he has directed are ‘Psycho’ (1960), ‘Vertigo’ (1958), and ‘North by Northwest (1959).

To celebrate his work and birthday we have selected four great scenes that defined his work to many and made him the ‘Master of Suspense’.

Vertigo (1958) – Tower scene

North by Northwest (1959) – The Crop Duster Scene

The Birds (1963) – The School scene

Psycho (1960) – Shower scene