(c. 1950s) Lent his name and character to a series of adolescent books called "Alfred Hitchcock and the Three Investigators". The premise was that main character Jupiter Jones won the use of Hitchcock's limousine. Hitchcock also often wrote forewords to this series of books.
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[on his lifelong fear of eggs ("ovophobia")] I'm frightened of eggs, worse than frightened, they revolt me. That white round thing without any holes... have you ever seen anything more revolting than an egg yolk breaking and spilling its yellow liquid? Blood is jolly, red. But egg yolk is yellow, revolting. I've never tasted it.
As a long-time friend of Sidney Bernstein
(the pair had formed production company Transatlantic Pictures together in the 1940s), Hitch was the first celebrity visitor to the set of long-running British soap opera Coronation Street
(1960), during a June 1964 visit to the Manchester studios of Granada Television which Bernstein co-founded with his brother Cecil.
The Master of Suspense