Hitchcock



Sir Alfred (Joseph) 1899–1980, U.S. film and television director and producer, born in England.
Thomas, Jr (“Tommy”) 1900–44, U.S. polo player.
Contemporary Examples

Hitchcock had done simpler versions of things like that before sound.
Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days David Freeman December 12, 2014

To Hitchcock, this is not a sweet wire from an old colleague but a condolence letter on the occasion of his own death.
Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days David Freeman December 12, 2014

Occasionally Lew Wasserman, the chairman of MCA and one of Hitchcock’s oldest friends, rings up just to see how he is.
Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days David Freeman December 12, 2014

They create a world equal to the worlds of Renoir or Hitchcock or Fellini.
Frederick Wiseman’s Best Scenes Errol Morris November 21, 2009

Adrift in senility and depression, Hitchcock is dismantling his life, putting it away.
Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days David Freeman December 12, 2014

Historical Examples

Spurr from Col. Hitchcock’s regt is to oversee fatigue parties employed on Fortifications.
The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn Henry P. Johnston

Quick as thought Crocker stepped between Hitchcock and the table.
Eatin’ Crow; and The Best Man In Garotte Frank Harris

Then he turned to Mr. Hitchcock, having finally made up his colossal mind, and murmured rudely, ‘The woman cannot compete.’
Miss Cayley’s Adventures Grant Allen

Among them was an old friend of mine, Hitchcock, belonging to Falmouth.
Hurricane Hurry W.H.G. Kingston

Unluckily, as he moved, his right arm brushed against Hitchcock, who was looking at him with half-opened eyes.
Eatin’ Crow; and The Best Man In Garotte Frank Harris

noun
Sir Alfred (Joseph). 1899–1980, English film director, noted for his mastery in creating suspense. His films include The Thirty-Nine Steps (1935), Rebecca (1940), Psycho (1960), and The Birds (1963)

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