1979: Alfred Hitchcock
7th AFI Life Achievement Award

Alfred Hitchcock was honored with the AFI Life Achievement Award on March 7, 1979.



"Calling all birds." Alfred Hitchcock on the set of THE BIRDS in Bodega Bay, California in 1962.



Any man who likes dogs can't be all bad...or can he? What's going on in the mind of the master of suspense???



Janet Leigh and John Gavin in Hitchcock's masterpiece PSYCHO (1960).



Alfred Hitchcock was the true star director. His face was as famous as his films.



Alfred Hitchcock with screenwriter Evan Hunter on location for THE BIRDS (1963).



Hitchcock in a rare quiet moment on the set.



What will he think of next?



Sean Connery and Tippi Hedren in Hitchock's masterpiece MARNIE (1964).


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