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Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Fri, May 27, 2011
7:30pm

SUSPENSE ACCOUNT: THE FILMS OF ALFRED HITCHCOCK
Hitchcock Double Feature!
PSYCHO / THE BIRDS
PSYCHO
1960, Universal, 109 min, USA, Dir: Alfred Hitchcock

Coming off the comparatively big-budget NORTH BY NORTHWEST, director Alfred Hitchcock decided he wanted to make a nice little, low-budget, black-and-white film for a change of pace. This was the result, and the shock waves are still reverberating. Lovely embezzler Marion Crane (Janet Leigh) takes refuge from a rainstorm off the beaten track on a lonely California highway. Unfortunately, she checks in at the Bates Motel, presided over by young Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins), a strange fellow living with his mother in a nearby mansion. Hitchcock used the small crew from his popular TV show for this hair-raising example of California Gothic, and it remains one of the most influential chillers ever made. With Vera Miles and John Gavin.


THE BIRDS
1963, Universal, 119 min, USA, Dir: Alfred Hitchcock

Director Alfred Hitchcock’s love affair with Northern California (begun in SHADOW OF A DOUBT and continued in VERTIGO) climaxed with this stunning shocker about the residents of picturesque coastal town Bodega Bay, who find themselves targeted by a murderous invasion of birds. Adapted from Daphne du Maurier’s novella. Starring Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Suzanne Pleshette, Jessica Tandy and Veronica Cartwright.


Screening formats: 35mm
Egyptian Theatre • Fri, May 27, 2011 • 7:30pm

Films in this Series at the Egyptian

Wed, May 4, 2011 - 7:30pm
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Thu, May 26, 2011 - 7:30pm
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Sat, May 28, 2011 - 7:30pm
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Sun, May 29, 2011 - 7:30pm
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Thu, Jun 2, 2011 - 7:30pm
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Fri, Jun 3, 2011 - 7:30pm
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Sat, Jun 4, 2011 - 7:30pm
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Sun, Jun 5, 2011 - 7:30pm
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Thu, Jun 9, 2011 - 7:30pm
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