like colour TV
is all there
in black and white” Monty Python
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Five quotes by Alfred Hitchcock
Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE (13 August 1899 - 29 April 1980) was a British filmmaker and producer who pioneered many techniques in the suspense and psychological thriller genres. After a successful career in his native United Kingdom in both silent films and early talkies, Hitchcock moved to Hollywood. In 1956 he became an American citizen while retaining his British citizenship.
The cinema is not a slice of life but a piece of cake. [+]
The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder. [+]
The paperback is very interesting, but I find it will never replace the hardcover book: it makes a very poor doorstop. [+]
There is nothing quite so good as burial at sea. It is simple, tidy, and not very incriminating. [+]
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