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Alfred Hitchcock was known to his audiences as the Master of Suspense and what Hitchcock mastered was not only the art of making films but also the task of taming his own raging imagination Alfred Hitchcock was born on August 13 1899 in London England He was the son of William Hitchcock a grocer and his wife Emma Hitchcock studied engineering at St Ignatius College a Jesuit school in London and later took art courses at the University of London Hitchcocks wife Alma Reville whom he married in 1926 was a film editor who served as a writer and adviser on many of his movies Alfred Hitchcock is one of the most well known directors of all time and his style of movies had affected the movie industry and the society in all aspects Hitchcock did not start out as a brilliant director but instead started from the very bottom of the business In 1920 after briefly working as a technician at a cable company and in the advertising department of a department store he was hired as a draftsman for a London film studio Hitchcock moved quickly up the ranks from scriptwriter to art director to assistant director Hitchcock first gained a reputation as an up-and-coming director in 1927 when he released his first hit The Lodger a film about the infamous serial killer Jack the Ripper In 1929 he directed Blackmail Britains first widely successful non-silent film During the 1930s Hitchcock was the leading director in Britain and had garnered international acclaim for his spy thrillers including The Man Who Knew Too Much 1934 The 39 Steps 1935 and The Lady Vanishes 1938 In the years following his American debut Hitchcock continued to draw mass audiences to such suspenseful melodramas as Foreign Correspondent 1940 Suspicion 1941 Shadow of a Doubt 1943 Spellbound 1945 Rope 1948 and Strangers on a Train 1951 The consistent commercial success of such films
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