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date: 24 February 2021

Hitchcock, Alfred Josephlocked

(1899–1980)
  • Peter William Evans

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Hitchcock, Alfred Joseph (1899–1980), film director, was born on 13 August 1899 in Leytonstone, Essex, the youngest of the three children of William Hitchcock (1862–1914), a greengrocer and poulterer, and his wife, Emma Jane Whelan (1863–1942). In childhood he was an isolated, tubby little boy, with few schoolfriends. The ...

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