The Master of Suspense – Sir Alfred Hitchcock – would be turning 113 on August 13, 2012, and Encore Suspense plans to celebrate his birthday by showcasing his classic films for 13 nights in a row. Beginning August 1, a different Alfred Hitchcock thriller will air nightly at 8:00 pm ET/PT.
The frightening festivities begin with Saboteur and conclude on August 13 with two of Hitchcock’s most spellbinding films, Vertigo and Psycho. Each film will be followed by a different episode of “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour,” a collection of classic mystery vignettes presented by Hitchcock himself.
WARNING: Those with triskaidekaphobia may not enjoy this event!
“Hitchcock’s 113th Birthday Celebration” includes feature presentations of the following films:
August 1 – Saboteur
August 2 – Shadow of a Doubt
August 3 – Rope
August 4 – Rear Window
August 5 – The Trouble With Harry
August 6 – The Man Who Knew Too Much
August 7 – The Birds
August 8 – Marnie
August 9 – Torn Curtain
August 10 – Topaz
August 11 – Frenzy
August 12 – Family Plot
August 13 – Vertigo; followed by Psycho
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