Fifty years after its release (on March 28, 1963), we can’t stop talking about Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds.”
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The actress talks about learning from Alfred Hitchcock on her first film.
Behind the Scenes of “The Birds” in Bodega by Kathlene I recently spoke with former Bodega resident Merritt Clifton, editor of ANIMAL PEOPLE magazine, and he had some fascinating stories to share about his time growing up in this area. I roared with laughter over his tales about being an extra in the famous Hitchcock [...]
Tony Lee Moral, the author of “Hitchcock and the Making of Marnie”, is writing a follow up book on the making of “The Birds” to mark the film’s 50th anniversary in 2013. He is appealing for anyone with memories of the filming in 1962 to get in touch for inclusion in the book. You can [...]
If you are an Alfred Hitchcock fan you can never seem to get enough information about his classic movie “The Birds” and if you are not a Hitchcock fan, well, enough is probably enough. It been almost 50 years since “The Birds” was made in 1963, yet 10,000 people travel each year to Bodega Bay to take a look at the setting for this movie.
Some rare footage of the screen test Tippi Hedren did for Alfred Hitchcock when he was casting for “The Birds”. Hitchcock’s voice can be heard in the background giving Tippi direction.
Tippi Hedren was one of the people featured in the recent documentary “Whiskey and Apple Pie” that is now available on Amazon. This clip was not included in the final cut of the film but it does have some interesting comments by Tippi on working with Hitchcock.
Have you seen the movie trailer for “The Birds” screened in 1963?
This is not your typical movie trailer but is it typical Alfred Hitchcock.
March 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the release of The Birds by Alfred Hitchcock. The movie, set in Bodega Bay, is one of Hitchcocks most famous. The Bodega Bay Area Chamber of Commerce will host a screening of the movie on March 23rd.