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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C
# master of suspense
Quiz: How well do you know Alfred Hitchcock films?
Today is the 40th anniversary of the great filmmaker’s death.

ONE OF THE most influential film directors of all time died on this day in 1980.

Alfred Hitchcock was 80 years old.

The British filmmaker was labelled the master of suspense for his tense thrillers that wowed audiences then, and still hold up very well today.

How well do you recall his films? Let’s see…

James Stewart plays LB Jeffries in which Hitchcock film?
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Rear Window
The Man Who Knew Too Much
In The Birds, the people of which Californian town are attacked by the winged menace?
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Balshore Bay
Bodega Bay

Ballam Bay
Brittas Bay
How many times did Hitchcock win best director at the Oscars?

The duo of Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine co-starred in which Hitchcock thriller?
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The 39 Steps
Strangers On A Train

The Wrong Man
In Psycho, how much did Marion Crane (played by Janet Leigh) steal from her employer before going on the run and ending up at the Bates Motel?
Universal Pictures

Guy Haines (Farley Granger) unwittingly makes a deal to kill someone in Strangers On A Train. What sport is he an amateur star in?
American Football

Who scored the music for the iconic shower murder scene in Psycho?
Bernard Herrmann
Elmer Bernstein

Dimitri Tiomkin
John Williams
The climactic scene in North By Northwest takes place at which American landmark?
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Times Square
Mount Rushmore

Golden Gate Bridge
Who plays the female protagonist in Vertigo?
Grace Kelly
Tippi Hedren

Ruth Roman
Kim Novak
What did Hitchcock say in an interview was the highest form of literature?
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The jokes on Penguin bars

His films
Everything except his films
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