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Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Year:
Duration:
25 min (266 episodes)
Genres:
Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
IMDB rate:
8.7
Awards:
Won Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 15 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1955-10-02
Filming Locations: Colonial Street, Backlot, Universal Studios - 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, California, USA
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Trivia
Alfred Hitchcock himself directed 17 episodes.
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The opening and closing music is "Funeral March for a Marionette" by Charles Gounod.
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Most people who have seen this series remember Alfred Hitchcock's opening and closing narratives for the series. However, for each episode more than one opening and closing was filmed, as Hitchcock's famous jibes at the sponsors were unappreciated in the European markets. So for each episode, Hitchcock filmed two openings and two closings: one would be for American viewings (jokes about sponsors) and the second would be for European showings (jokes about Americans and not about sponsors). For most of the third season, Hitchcock even did the opening and closings in French and German, as he spoke both languages fluently.
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Quotes
Himself - Host: Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to darkest Hollywood. Night brings a stillness to the jungle. It is so quiet, you can hear a name drop. The savage beasts have already begun gathering at the water holes to quench their thirst. Now one should be especially alert. The vicious table-hopper is on the prowl, and the spotted back-biter may lurk behind a potted palm. To take me through this most savage of lands, I have hired a native guide.
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Himself - Host: [introducing commercials at the end of the show] I hope you have enjoyed our program. Seeing a murder on television can help to work off one's antagonisms. And if you haven't any antagonisms, these commercials will give you some.
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Photos from cast
Patrick Macnee Dean Stockwell Bobby Barber Frances Bavier Edgar Buchanan Carole Eastman Penny Edwards Bernie Hamilton