Cinema: Alfred Hitchcock (1966), a rare interview with the Master of Suspense

In May 1966, Alfred Hitchcock was interviewed for Granada’s Cinema programme by presenter Mike Scott. Talking extensively about his pre-war work, the programme was eventually transmitted in October 1966. The transmitted programme no longer exists and what follows is a compilation of the existing ‘rushes’ material which includes scenes not shown in the transmitted programme. Despite the rough technical quality of the footage it shows a unique insight into one of cinema greatest auteurs.

A huge thanks to the original uploader, cuorenucleare.

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Hitchcock was interviewed once again for Granada’s Cinema programme in November 1969. Unfortunately, only Hitchcock’s responses remain so it’s down to the viewer to guess the questions he was asked…

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