• Hitchcock: The Early Years

    This short 2000 documentary looks at Alfred Hitchcock’s British films and features interviews with film historian Charles Barr, author and crime historian John Kennedy Melling, and members of Hitchcock’s British crew.

  • Alfred Hitchcock and François Truffaut on THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH

    In 1962, filmmaker François Truffaut interviewed Alfred Hitchcock over the course of approximately fifty hours, with the help of translator Helen G. Scott, resulting in the landmark 1967 book “Hitchcock.” Presented here are excerpts from Truffaut’s audio recordings, in which Hitchcock discusses t...

  • Alfred Hitchcock and Peter Bogdanovich on Hitchcock's Early Years, 1972

    In this audio excerpt from an interview conducted in 1972, Alfred Hitchcock talks to filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich about his early years as a director.

  • Alfred Hitchcock and Peter Bogdanovich on Hitchcock's Early Years, 1963

    In this audio excerpt from an interview conducted in 1963, Alfred Hitchcock talks to filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich about his early years as a director.

  • Alfred Hitchcock and François Truffaut on THE LODGER

    In these audio excerpts from a 1962 interview, director Alfred Hitchcock reflects on THE LODGER and British cinema in general with filmmaker François Truffaut. Helen G. Scott is the translator.

  • Hitchcock/Truffaut

    In these 1962 audio interview excerpts, illustrated with images and film clips, director Alfred Hitchcock reminisces about THE LADY VANISHES and British cinema with filmmaker François Truffaut. Helen G. Scott serves as translator.

  • Hitchcock-Truffaut: THE 39 STEPS

    In 1962, François Truffaut interviewed Alfred Hitchcock for approximately fifty hours, with the help of his collaborator and translator Helen G. Scott. Those interviews would form the basis of Truffaut’s landmark 1967 book “Hitchcock.” Presented here are excerpts from Truffaut’s original audio re...

  • British Hitchcock

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    Before he took Hollywood by storm, Alfred Hitchcock was already renowned as a master stylist and storyteller in his native Britain, where he was perhaps the leading director of the late silent and early sound eras. Strongly influenced by German Expressionism, Hitchcock’s silent films are triumphs...

  • The Illustrated Hitchcock

    In this fifty-minute television program from 1972, director Alfred Hitchcock is interviewed first by Pia Lindstrom, a television reporter and daughter of Ingrid Bergman, and then by film historian William K. Everson. The interviews cover a range of topics, from Method actors and cool blondes to H...

  • Dick Cavett Interviews Alfred Hitchcock, 1972

    This interview with director Alfred Hitchcock on “The Dick Cavett Show” was originally broadcast on June 8, 1972.

  • Monsieur Truffaut Meets Mr. Hitchcock

    Made by film historian Robert Fischer in 1999, this half-hour documentary tells the story behind director François Truffaut’s famous interview book “Hitchcock,” from Truffaut’s presentation of the idea to filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock in 1962 to the book’s publication four years later.

  • THE LODGER Radio Play

    Alfred Hitchcock directed this 30-minute radio adaptation of Marie Belloc Lowndes’s novel “The Lodger” for the July 22, 1940, pilot episode of the CBS Radio series “Suspense.” The episode features Herbert Marshall as Mr. Sleuth and Edmund Gwenn as Robert Bunting.

  • The Man Who Knew Too Much
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    The Man Who Knew Too Much

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    Directed by Alfred Hitchcock • 1934 • United Kingdom
    Starring Peter Lorre, Leslie Banks, Edna Best

    An ordinary British couple vacationing in Switzerland suddenly find themselves embroiled in a case of international intrigue when their daughter is kidnapped by spies plotting a political assassina...

  • The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog
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    The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog

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    Directed by Alfred Hitchcock • 1927 • United Kingdom
    Starring Ivor Novello, June Tripp

    With his third feature film, THE LODGER: A STORY OF THE LONDON FOG, Alfred Hitchcock took a major step toward greatness and made what he would come to consider his true directorial debut. This haunting sile...

  • Young and Innocent
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    Young and Innocent

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    Directed by Alfred Hitchcock • 1937 • United Kingdom
    Starring Derrick De Marney, Nova Pilbeam, Percy Marmont

    Alfred Hitchcock’s delightfully entertaining, often overlooked tale of a wrongly accused man follows a young writer (Derrick De Marney) who, when he becomes the prime suspect in the murde...

  • Downhill
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    Downhill

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    Directed by Alfred Hitchcock • 1927 • United Kingdom
    Starring Ivor Novello, Ben Webster, Norman McKinnel

    That’s the direction things go for boarding-school student and star rugby player Roddy Berwick (celebrated songwriter and matinee idol Ivor Novello) when he falls from golden boy to public di...

  • Foreign Correspondent

    Directed by Alfred Hitchcock • 1940 • United States
    Starring Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall

    In 1940, Alfred Hitchcock made his official transition from the British film industry to Hollywood. And it was quite a year: his first two American movies, REBECCA and FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT, w...

  • Sabotage
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    Sabotage

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    Directed by Alfred Hitchcock • 1936 • United Kingdom
    Starring Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, John Loder

    This loose adaptation of Joseph Conrad’s novel “The Secret Agent” is one of the high-water marks of Alfred Hitchcock’s early British period. Sylvia Sidney is the unsuspecting wife of a London c...

  • The Lady Vanishes
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    The Lady Vanishes

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    Directed by Alfred Hitchcock • 1938 • United Kingdom
    Starring Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas

    In Alfred Hitchcock’s most quick-witted and devilish comic thriller, the beautiful Margaret Lockwood, traveling across Europe by train, meets a charming spinster (Dame May Whitty), who t...

  • The 39 Steps
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    The 39 Steps

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    Directed by Alfred Hitchcock • 1935 • United Kingdom
    Starring Robert Donat, Madeline Carroll, Lucie Mannheim

    A heart-racing spy story by Alfred Hitchcock, THE 39 STEPS follows Richard Hannay (Robert Donat) as he stumbles upon a conspiracy that thrusts him into a hectic chase across the Scottish ...