Alfred Hitchcock

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Painting of Alfred Hitchcock driving a go-kart.
The Master of Suspense spooling around the racetrack, tie flying.

Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE 1899 – 1980 in the flat above his parents’ leased grocer’s shop, the youngest of three children describing as a well-behaved. At six, the family moved and leased two stores and a fish-and-chips shop and fishmongers lived above.  Entering the film industry in 1919  His directorial debut in the 1925 silent film “The Pleasure Garden”.  First successful film, “The Lodger” in 1927, shaping the thriller genre. Regarded as one of the most influential figures in cinema. With a career spanning six decades and directed over 50 feature films that are still watched today. The “Master of Suspense”  revived 46 Academy Award nominations, six wins, never Best Director despite being nominations five times.

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