Monday, March 12, 2007

Alfred Hitchcock Day!

What's that you say? You didn't know it was Alfred Hitchcock Day today? What's the matter with you? Everybody knows it's Alfred Hitchcock Day today! Right?


Somebody made that up, and I received this in an email, so, because I am utterly idealess today, and suffering DST adjustment, and because my Guest Blogger is fretting about posting, I am going to go with the Alfred Hitchcock Day idea.

Now, I don't have a fancy icon or logo for this extra special day. All I have is a neato cool picture of Alfred Hitchcock, and a list of his movies. Actually, this link is probably the most comprehensive collection of information available Alfred Hitchcock on IMDB

Now, I remember watching Alfred Hitchcock Presents, and being scared out of my pyjamas. He also produced some memorable movies, and for me some of those were The Birds, Psycho, Marnie (and he always appeared in each of his movies). Now, I believe, Alfred Hitchcock Presents still runs on some select TV stations.

And, all of this can be yours on DVD!

Happy AH Day!


Anonymous said...

Every day is Alfred Hitchcock Presents Day for me... I PVR it daily! He rocked, in spite of his misogyny. He hated blondes, did you know that? That is why he killed them so often.

masgblog said...

I didn't know that....about the blondes.....larn sumthin new ever daee!

latt├ęgirl said...

On the other hand, he was also blithly glib about TV advertising; he would always "set up" the forthcoming commercial breaks in a tongue-in-cheek fashion.

Did you ALSO know that AH always included himself, somewhere, in his shows? It was inevitably a profile shot of himself -- in a photograph on a wall, in a background scene of people... I watch the show partly just to spot AH.

Barb said...

I used to watch his TV show, too. I think my fav AH movie is Rear Window :)

Nikki Neurotic said...

I love Psycho, it's probably my favorite "scary" movie of all time...the soundtrack is one of the best in it's class, the story line is enough to make anyone think twice about stopping off at a deserted looking hotel and think triple about getting into the shower!

Jeni said...

Although Hitchcock type movies are not my preferred genre, I have still gone to see several, will watch them on tv too from time to time. But I do remember the AH Presents program on tv and really enjoyed it immensely - and especially his lead-ins to the commercials too!

Anonymous said...

"Alfred Hitchcock Presents" was staple viewing when I was in college in the early 80's.