“To make a great film, you need three things – the script, the script and the script.”
– Alfred Hitchcock
This is for all GITS readers who are Hitchcock fans and live in the NYC area. August 13, 2012 is the great director’s 113th birthday. You can celebrate at the flagship store of Barnes & Noble in Union Square.
Writing with Hitchcock: The Collaboration of Alfred Hitchcock and John Michael Hayes
On the 113th birthday of the Master of Suspense, author Steven DeRosa discusses his book, tracing a professional relationship fraught with inspiration and jealousy between Hitchcock and his screenwriter on four of the director’s most successful films.
Monday August 13, 2012 7:00 PM
33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003, 212-253-0810
Here is promotional video featuring DeRosa with some trivia about Hitchcock and the number 13:
For more information, go here.
While you’re at it, you can read this post featuring interview excerpts with the aforementioned John Michael Hayes.
“A clear road ahead with nothing on your plate, except the creative”.
HT to Franklin Leonard for forwarding this cool bit of inspiration.