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Dispute Over Auction Of Joan Fontaine's Oscar

12th December 2014

Executors of Joan Fontaine's estate insist they will no longer be selling the Oscar she won for her role in Alfred Hitchcock's Suspicion because bosses at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have...

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Tippi Hedren Pays Tribute To Hitchcock & The Birds With Jungle Gym

20th October 2014

Actress Tippi Hedren has erected a replica of the jungle gym that features prominently in her classic Alfred Hitchcock film The Birds at her big cat sanctuary in rural California.The metal frame, complete with a...

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Joan Fontaine's Oscar Heading To Auction Block

14th October 2014

The Oscar late actress Joan Fontaine won for her role in Alfred Hitchcock's Suspicion is expected to sell for at least $200,000 (£125,000) when it hits the auction block later this year (14).Art, furniture, jewellery...

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John Malkovich Transforms Into Cultural Icons

23rd September 2014

John Malkovich has made extraordinary transformations into iconic stars including Alfred Hitchcock and Marilyn Monroe for a new photography exhibition.The Dangerous Liasons star has recreated iconic photos for a series called Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich to...

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Demi Moore To Replace Sarah Jessica Parker In Wild Oats

12th June 2014

Demi Moore will replace Sarah Jessica Parker in 'Wild Oats'. The 51-year-old actress is set to join Jessica Lange, Shirley Maclaine and Alan Arkin in the comedy but it is not yet known why Parker...

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Olivier Dahan: Grace Kelly And Nicole Kidman Have Similar Struggles

30th May 2014

Director Olivier Dahan says Nicole Kidman was perfect for 'Grace of Monaco' since they shared similar marital struggles.The filmmaker's latest project opened the Cannes Film Festival earlier this month and tells the story of...

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Kirsten Dunst: 'I Could Handle Hitchcock'

14th May 2014

Kirsten Dunst insists she could've handled working with Alfred Hitchcock. The 32-year-old actress has been referred to as a ''classic Hitchcock blonde'' a number of times throughout her career, and although the legendary director of...

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Eva Marie Saint Discusses Marlon Brando, Cary Grant & Paul Newman On Upcoming Tcm Interview

By Elinor Cosgrave | 30th March 2014

Eva Marie Saint's upcoming appearance on TCM on Monday night (31st March) promises to restore our faith in Hollywood. The actress, who will celebrate her 90th birthday in July, has sat down with presenter Robert...

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Naomi Watts In Talks To Star In The Birds Remake - Report

14th March 2014

Naomi Watts is reportedly in talks to take on Tippi Hedren's iconic role in a remake of Alfred Hitchcock thriller The Birds.The movie classic is set for a revamp by blockbuster moviemaker Michael Bay and...

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Helen Mirren Stunned By Bafta Fellowship

31st January 2014

Dame Helen Mirren thought her work was too ''raunchy'' to receive a BAFTA Fellowship.The 68-year-old actress will be presented with the prestigious honour next month and admits she is ''stunned'' to be following in the...

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Dame Helen Mirren To Receive Bafta Fellowship

27th January 2014

Dame Helen Mirren will be presented with the BAFTA Academy Fellowship 2014.The 'RED 2' star will be awarded the prestigious prize in recognition of her exceptional contribution to film industry at the British Academy of...

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Jamaica Inn Up For Sale

8th January 2014

The real life Jamaica Inn immortalised by Daphne Du Maurier and Alfred Hitchcock has been put up for sale.Du Maurier based her creepy 1936 book on the real life pub of the same name in...

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Alfred Hitchcock's Lost Holocaust Documentary To Air

8th January 2014

Alfred Hitchcock's lost documentary about the horrors of the Holocaust is to be screened in full for the first time.The legendary moviemaker created the documentary using footage filmed during the liberation of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp...

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Which Role Will Ed Lauter Be Remembered For?

By Jack de Aguilar | 18th October 2013

The sad news that Ed Lauter had passed away hit the mainstream media on Wednesday (October 16, 2013), as his characteristic and unique roles started flooding into the zeitgeist. During a career that spanned five...

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Kim Novak Defends Under-fire Alfred Hitchcock

1st October 2013

Veteran actress Kim Novak has spoken out to defend legendary director Alfred Hitchcock amid allegations he preyed on female actresses, insisting he was the perfect gentleman on set.Actress Tippi Hedren hit headlines last year (12)...

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Cannes Thief Makes Off With More Than $53 Million In Jewels

By Joe Wilde | 29th July 2013

Cannes is usually associated with glitz and glamour; a sunning spot for some of the world's most powerful people and the biggest stars in Hollywood. Things became much more 'Hollywood' on Sunday (28 July) however,...

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Alfred Hitchcock Silent Films Added To United Nations' Cultural Catalogue

11th July 2013

A selection of silent movies directed by Alfred Hitchcock has been added to the United Nations' U.K. register as a representation of British culture.The filmmaker's debut feature, The Pleasure Garden, will join boxing drama The...

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Russell Crowe Bothered By Birds

19th April 2013

Russell Crowe is being bothered by birds.The 'Les Miserables' actor has been struggling to go about his normal business at home because of the noise made by a huge group of cockatoos outside his window.He...

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Psycho Slasher Moment Named Best Bathroom Scene

11th April 2013

The terrifying moment Norman Bates knifes to death a motel guest in Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece Psycho has been voted the best movie bathroom scene of all time.The skin-crawling shower scene, featuring Anthony Perkins as knife-wielding...

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Tippi Hedren's Coat On Display At Museum

11th April 2013

The iconic satin coat worn by actress Tippi Hedren to the unveiling of Alfred Hitchcock's classic movie The Birds has gone on display at a museum in Ireland.The actress famously turned heads at the 1963...

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The Girl Leads Bafta Tv Nominations

9th April 2013

Sienna Miller's Alfred Hitchcock drama The Girl looks set to be a big hit at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Tv Awards after scoring four nominations.The Alfie star plays actress...

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The Girl Leads Bafta Tv Nominations

9th April 2013

Sienna Miller's Alfred Hitchcock drama The Girl looks set to be a big hit at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Tv Awards after scoring four nominations.The Alfie star plays actress...

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Fascinating Fact: 3568882

22nd March 2013

Nine of Alfred Hitchcock's earliest works are set to hit the road in America this summer (13) after being restored by the British Film Institute. The collection of silent films will make stops in several...

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Skyfall Included In Barry Norman's Top 49 British Movies Of All Time

By Michael West | 5th February 2013

Esteemed movie critic and broadcaster Barry Norman has unveiled his Top 49 movies of all time for a Radio Times supplement. The list, which does not rank films in order, includes works from 75 years...

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Anthony Hopkins Refused To Dress Down For Alfred Hitchcock Rehearsals

31st December 2012

Sir Anthony Hopkins sported a full suit while rehearsing his role as Alfred Hitchcock to help him get into character.The Silence of the Lambs star wore padding and facial prosthetics to transform into the portly,...

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Driven To The Brink: Tippi Hedren And Alfred Hitchock, Documented In The Girl

By Hayley Avron | 24th December 2012

“To be the object of someone’s obsession is horrible,” said Tippi Hedren, the actress who was very much the object of Alfred Hitchcock’s affections, for a large part of his career. Hedren’s tale of abuse...

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Sienna Miller's 'Horrible' Bird Attack

10th December 2012

Sienna Miller went through a ''horrible'' bird attack during filming for 'The Girl'.The British beauty plays actress Tippi Hedren in the drama, which explores behind the scenes of Sir Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 film 'The Birds',...

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Jessica Biel: Actresses In Hitchcock's Day Were Triple Threats

28th November 2012

Jessica Biel thinks actresses in Alfred Hitchcock's day were a ''triple threat''.The brunette beauty - who stars as the legendary director's right hand woman Vera Miles in upcoming biopic 'Hitchcock' - praised old Hollywood actresses'...

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Helen Mirren: 'Alfred Hitchcock Hated Me'

27th November 2012

Dame Helen Mirren has revealed she and Alfred Hitchcock had a mutual dislike for one another after they met in the 1970s.The veteran actress wasn't a fan of the horror filmmaker when she was considered...

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Helen Mirren Hated Hitchcock

27th November 2012

Dame Helen Mirren hated Alfred Hitchcock when they first met.The Oscar-winning actress plays the iconic director's wife Alma Reville in new biopic 'Hitchcock', but she has revealed she once endured a disastrous audition for the...

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