10 Alfred Hitchcock Quotes

August 20, 2009 by Derrick Faw · 5 Comments
Filed under: Cinephile 

Hitchcock

  1. In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director.
  2. Self-plagiarism is style.
  3. A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake.
  4. There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
  5. What is drama but life with the dull bits cut out.
  6. If it’s a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.
  7. Actors are cattle.
  8. I never said all actors are cattle; what I said was all actors should be treated like cattle.
  9. A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
  10. Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.

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