Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 02, 1955
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre

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Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955)

Famed Hollywood director Alfred Hitchcock hosted this well-remembered suspense anthology series which ran for seven seasons on NBC before being expanded to an hour and being re-titled The Alfred Hitchcock Hour where it ran for three more. The series was just as noted for Hitchcock's opening and closing monologues where he frequently took light-hearted jabs at the show's sponsors.

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07x38 Where Beauty Lies Aired: Jun. 26, 1962

An entertainer is determined to keep men from putting the moves on his sister.

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 7 seasons and 268 episodes air between 1955 and 1962.

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As each episode of this long running series was, in the main, separate from the others, there are no characters shown except that of AH himself.

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  • The opening and closing music is "Funeral March for a Marionette" by Charles Gounod.
  • Walt Disney refused to allow Alfred Hitchcock to film at Disneyland in the early 1960s because Hitchcock had made "that disgusting movie Psycho". Hitchcock's intended project is unidentified…
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    Walt Disney refused to allow Alfred Hitchcock to film at Disneyland in the early 1960s because Hitchcock had made "that disgusting movie Psycho". Hitchcock's intended project is unidentified at this time, but it may have been for an episode of his TV series.
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  • Most people who have seen this series remember Alfred Hitchcock's opening and closing narratives for the series. However, for each episode more than one opening and closing was filmed, as…
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    Most people who have seen this series remember Alfred Hitchcock's opening and closing narratives for the series. However, for each episode more than one opening and closing was filmed, as Hitchcock's famous jibes at the sponsors were unappreciated in the European markets. So for each episode, Hitchcock filmed two openings and two closings: one would be for American viewings (jokes about sponsors) and the second would be for European showings (jokes about Americans and not about sponsors). For most of the third season, Hitchcock even did the opening and closings in French and German, as he spoke both languages fluently.
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