1899-1980, Anglo-American Filmmaker
Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual terms.
Alfred Hitchcock – [Cinema]

Drama is life with the dull parts cut out of it.
Alfred Hitchcock – [Movies]

For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake.
Alfred Hitchcock – [Cinema]

I never said all actors are cattle, what I said was all actors should be treated like cattle.
Alfred Hitchcock – [Acting and Actors]

I'm not against the police; I'm just afraid of them.
Alfred Hitchcock – [Police]

In the old days villains had moustaches and kicked the dog. Audiences are smarter today. They don't want their villain to be thrown at them with green limelight on his face. They want an ordinary human being with failings.
Alfred Hitchcock – [Villains]

Television has brought back murder into the home — where it belongs.
Alfred Hitchcock – [Television]

The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them.
Alfred Hitchcock – [Movies]

There is no terror in a bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Alfred Hitchcock – [Fear]

There is nothing to winning, really. That is, if you happen to be blessed with a keen eye, an agile mind, and no scruples whatsoever.
Alfred Hitchcock – [Winners and Winning]