HITCHCOCK Quotes

Helen G. Scott
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"The man who excels at filming fear is himself a very fearful person, and I suspect that this trait of his personality has a direct bearing on his success."
Francois Truffaut on Alfred Hitchcock
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"Though I went to the theater very often, I preferred the movies and was more attracted to American films than to the British."
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"Well, the silent pictures are the purest form of cinema; the only thing they lacked was the sound of people talking and the noises."
Page 42

"To my way of thinking, mystery is seldom suspenseful. In a whodunit, for instance, there is no suspense, but a sort of intellectual puzzle."
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"In fact, at this time my reputation wasn't very good, but luckily I was unaware of this."
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"Let's be logical, if you're going to analyze everything in terms of plausibility or credibility, then no fiction script can stand...

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