Definition of Hitchcock, Sir Alfred in English:

Hitchcock, Sir Alfred

proper noun

  • (1899–1980), English film director; full name Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock. Acclaimed in Britain for films such as The Thirty-Nine Steps (1935), he moved to Hollywood in 1939. Among his later works, notable for their suspense and their technical ingenuity, are the thrillers Strangers on a Train (1951), Psycho (1960), and The Birds (1963).

Pronunciation

Hitchcock, Sir Alfred

/ˈhɪtʃkɒk/