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 (hĭch′kŏk′), Sir Alfred Joseph 1899-1980.
British director known for his suspense films, including The 39 Steps (1935), Rear Window (1954), and Psycho (1960).

Hitch′cock′i·an adj.
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(Biography) Sir Alfred (Joseph). 1899–1980, English film director, noted for his mastery in creating suspense. His films include The Thirty-Nine Steps (1935), Rebecca (1940), Psycho (1960), and The Birds (1963)
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(ˈhɪtʃ kɒk)

Sir Alfred (Joseph), 1899–1980, U.S. film director, born in England.
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