Alfred Hitchcock Quiz
THE MASTER OF SCREEN SUSPENSE
by Kathleen Kaska
This year marks the centennial of filmmaking genius
Alfred Hitchcock who was born in London, England on August 13, 1899. Long considered the
master of the thriller genre, Hitchcock made fifty-three films in his fifty-four year
1. Grace Kelly starred in three screen vehicles for Hitchcock. Which of the
2. In the new version of Psycho, Anne Heche plays a thief who makes a fatal
3. Which actor plays Max de Winter in Hitchcocks first American-made film Rebecca?
a. David Niven
4. Christopher Reeve reworked Hitchcocks 1954 thriller Rear Window
and starred as
a. James Stewart
5. Which of his own movies did Hitchcock remake in 1956, twenty-two years after
a. The Trouble with Harry
6. For which movie was Hitchcock NOT nominated for Best Director by the Academy of
7. In which film does Hitchcock make his famous cameo appearance wearing a cowboy
8. Which model made her film debut in Hitchcocks 1963 suspense picture The Birds?
a. Julie Harris
9. In how many Hitchcock pictures did James Stewart star?
10. Michael Douglas plays the murderous husband in A Perfect Murder, a
a. Cary Grant
11. Who plays Alicia Huberman in Hitchcocks 1946 spy-thriller Notorious?
a. Ingrid Bergman
12. Which Hitchcock movie did Universal restore in 70 millimeter and re-release
13. Who played Roger Thornhill in Hitchcocks espionage-mystery North by Northwest?
a. James Stewart
14. Who is the only other actress besides Grace Kelly to starred in three Hitchcock films?
a. Janet Leigh
15. Kim Novak was not Hitchcocks first choice to play the complex role of
a. Doris Day
16. Which was the first picture Hitchcock filmed in color?
17. Which film was shot in the East End of London near Hitchcocks boyhood home?
18. Which Hitchcock silent film was based on the story of Jack the Ripper?
a. Easy Virtue
19. Hitchcock and Carole Lombard were close friends. However, she starred in only
20 Which was Hitchcocks last picture? It was filmed in 1976.
1. a. Rebecca
15-20 correct answers You are a master of Hitchcock trivia.
From The Alfred Hitchcock Triviography & Quiz Book by Kathleen Kaska. Copyright © 1999 by Kathleen Kaska. Excerpted by arrangement with Renaissance Books. $12.95. Available in local bookstores or call 800-452-5589 or click here.