By Richard Schickel
Time magazine's mythical, award-winning movie critic Richard Schickel sat down on quite a few events with frighteningly gifted motion picture director Alfred Hitchcock. Spoiler alert: He realized what made the guy at the back of The Birds fly. right here, during this short-form ebook, is Hitchcock's tale.
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