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By E. L. Doctorow

ISBN-10: 0307799611

ISBN-13: 9780307799616


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The driver showed no concern. I wondered if he recognized Alfred Hitchcock. When the taxi dropped me off, I gave the driver the fare and a tip. He returned the tip. ” When there was no response, I realized that Hitchcock’s performance had been wasted. The driver wasn’t really English-speaking. ” Alfred Hitchcock said this to director King Vidor and me just before the March 7, 1979, American Film Institute gala honoring Hitchcock. We had stopped to speak with him as he waited to enter the Beverly Hilton ballroom for his tribute evening.

He imagined himself traveling every route, and then he set out to do just that. This interest was then extended to other cities. ” He collected maritime schedules. “The magical moment in any journey,” he told me, “is that first moment the ship or the train departs. It’s as if you’re already a thousand miles away from where you started. ” Hitchcock disliked the names Alfred and Joseph, and was soon known as “Hitch” to his classmates. ” Hitchcock’s education in Catholic schools left a lasting impression on him, particularly the Jesuit school, St.

A woman searches for her mother who has disappeared without a trace at the Paris Exposition of 1889. The missing person has contracted the plague, and the facts have been covered over to protect the city from panic. It is a story like Death in Venice, also a very good film. I would like to have made both of those. “And Diabolique; I’d like to have made that one, too, but [HenriGeorges] Clouzot beat me to it. For many years, I thought I would do a John Buchan book, Three Hostages. It’s not as good as his 39 Steps, but it’s a good story.

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