Category Archives: Alfred Hitchcock

My favourite Hitchcock: The Birds (A Review)

If you are an Alfred Hitchcock fan you can never seem to get enough information about his classic movie "The Birds" and if you are not a Hitchcock fan, well, enough is probably enough. It been almost 50 years since "The Birds" was made in 1963, yet 10,000 people travel each year to Bodega Bay to take a look at the setting for this movie.

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Tippi Hedren Talks About Working With Alfred Hitchcock

Tippi Hedren was one of the people featured in the recent documentary "Whiskey and Apple Pie" that is now available on Amazon. This clip was not included in the final cut of the film but it does have some interesting comments by Tippi on working with Hitchcock.

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Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’: Mystery Solved

Do you know the “mystery” behind “The Birds”. This ABC News report details the “real event” that triggered Hitchcock’s interest in attacking birds and the LSU professor that explains what may have caused this event.

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Veronica Cartwright Talks About The Birds In “The Birds”

Bodega and Bodega Bay are forever tied to the Hitchcock classic movie "The Birds". Some 10,000 tourists a year come to the Sonoma Coast to visit the locations used in the film. Veronica Cartwright was cast as a young student that was attacked by the birds in the movie. Veronica A. Cartwright (born 20 April…
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Hitchcock’s Northern California Movies (Part 2: The Birds)

Part 2 focuses on "The Birds" in Channel 5's "Eye On The Bay: Hitchcock Step-By-Step" program. There is also nice segment on Michael Fahmie's Hitchcock Collection in the Bodega Country Store and the cameo performance by the owner of The Tides in 1962, Mitch Zankich. If you are a fan of Hitchcock's "The Birds" you…
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Hitchcock’s Northern California Movies (Part 1)

Did you know "Shadow of a Doubt" was Hitchcock's favorite movie and it was filmed in Santa Rosa? Channel 5's "Eye On The Bay: Hitchcock Step-By-Step" tells the story of the 3 films Hitchcock made in Northern California. Part 1 covers "Shadow of a Doubt". (iPhones and iPads will have to turn off the mobile…
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