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Alfred Hitchcock: 10 quotes on his birthday

10 memorable quotes from Alfred Hitchcock, master of cinematic suspense.    

- Elizabeth DrakeMonitor contributor

Photo: Japanese book "Showa History Vol.14," published by Mainichi Newspapers Company. Public Domain.

2. Luck is everything

"Luck is everything... My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person. I'm fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn't make a good suspense film."


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