"Tony Lee Moral, author of three books on Alfred Hitchcock including "The Making of Hitchcock's The Birds", is visiting Santa Rosa and Bodega until January 4th 2019. He is researching his next book on Hitchcock, which focuses on the director's reputation, especially during the filming of The Birds in the spring of 1962. If anyone…Read more
[caption id="attachment_3059" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Elaine with Grey Cats[/caption] Public tours of the “Birds Schoolhouse” in Bodega, California, will be offered on May 24 and September 6, 2015, at 10am, 11:30am and 1:30pm. Tickets are $25.00, with all proceeds to benefit the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center. Tickets may be purchased on line @ www.seb.org or…Read more
Monday, September 2, 2013 10am - 6pm Come Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of 'The Birds' in Bodega and take this rare opportunity to view the the last remaining film locations of 'The Birds'. Discover the history of the Bodega with free Self Guided walking tours. Space limited docent led tours inside Potter Schoolhouse, the historic…Read more
Part 3 of this series includes: Downtown Bodega, Potter School, Leach Taylor, the monkey bars, Compass Rose Garden Gazebo, The Running of "The Birds" and the McGuffin.Read more
A murder of crows has never looked so menacing as when Alfred Hitchcock put them on the screen 50 years ago. For the few of you that haven't seen the film, it does sound completely absurd that a movie about birds could be so terrifying, but the silence before they strike, their growing numbers, and…Read more
The Rod Taylor character in "The Birds" was named "Mitch". Do you know why? Watch the video below and you will find out.Read more
The Location Scout in Birds of Bodega Bay Act 1 visits the San Francisco Union Squre location used in the making of The Birds 50 years ago. Act 1 includes: Hitchcock's cameo, a look into lovebirds, and driving the coast on Highway 1. Birds of Bodega Bay Act 1 Move information about Tippi's appearance can…Read more
Fifty years after its release (on March 28, 1963), we can't stop talking about Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds."
The actress talks about learning from Alfred Hitchcock on her first film.
Behind the Scenes of “The Birds” in Bodega by Kathlene I recently spoke with former Bodega resident Merritt Clifton, editor of ANIMAL PEOPLE magazine, and he had some fascinating stories to share about his time growing up in this area. I roared with laughter over his tales about being an extra in the famous Hitchcock…Read more
Tony Lee Moral, the author of "Hitchcock and the Making of Marnie", is writing a follow up book on the making of "The Birds" to mark the film's 50th anniversary in 2013. He is appealing for anyone with memories of the filming in 1962 to get in touch for inclusion in the book. You can…Read more