Murder in Alfred Hitchcock's Films

Marion murdered

Marion being murdered in the shower.

Rupert Cadell on Murder

Rupert Cadell: [Phillip and Brandon have been arguing about strangling chickens] Personally, I think a chicken is as good a reason for murder as a blonde, a mattress full of dollar bills or any of the customary, unimaginative reasons.
Janet Walker: Well, now, you don't really approve of murder, Rupert? If I may?
Rupert Cadell: You may... and I do. Think of the problems it would solve: unemployment, poverty, standing in line for theatre tickets...
(Rope, 1948)

 

Strangulation

Serial Killers

The Scream

Murder can be an art

Brandon: I've always wished for more artistic talent. Well, murder can be an art, too. The power to kill can be just as satisfying as the power to create.
(Rope, 1948)

 

The Murder of Marion Crane (Psycho)

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The Murder of Miriam in Strangers on a Train

    

Robert Walker (Bruno Antony) killing Miriam Joyce Haines. The murder is seen reflected in Miriam's glasses.

The Murder in Foreign Correspondent

Albert Bassermann as the fake Van Meer is assassinated on a broad flight of steps in Amsterdam. He is shot by a man disguised as a press photographer.

 

 

Actors should be treated like cattle

There is a dreadful story that I hate actors. I can't imagine how such a rumor began. Of course it may possibly be because I was once quoted as saying that actors are cattle. My actor friends know I would never be capable of such a thoughtless, rude and unfeeling remark . . . What I probably said was that actors should be treated like cattle.
Alfred Hitchcock

 

 

 

The Killing of David Kentley (Dick Hogan) in Rope

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Rope (1948)

 

 

 

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