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The Alfred Hitchcock Hour 

A continuation of the dramatic anthology series Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) hosted by the Master of Suspense and Mystery.
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3   2   1  
1965   1964   1963   1962  
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Alfred Hitchcock ...  Self - Host 93 episodes, 1962-1965
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A continuation of the dramatic anthology series hosted by the Master of Suspense and Mystery. When the series Alfred Hitchcock Presents was revived in 1962, the name was changed, but the format stayed fairly true to the original. In each episode, viewers would be strung along with the story, never knowing which way the final twist would turn. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Some of the critics considered the hour long episodes to be unsatisfactory, supposedly due to there not being enough story to sustain the running time. See more »

Alternate Versions

Alfred Hitchcock was famous for his highly amusing opening and closing narratives. However, for each episode more than one opening and closing were 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. See more »

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Followed by Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985) See more »

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25 October 2006 | by Minerva_MeybridgeSee all my reviews

Alfred Hitchock Presents ran half-hour shows, which stuck strictly to whodunits. The Alfred Hitchock hour tended more toward one-hour dramas with twist endings. As usual, each episode boasted a pageant of stars. Stories were not as tightly knit. Some episodes were laconic. This was television's last attempt at the Playhouse 90s, Alcoa/Goodyear TV Playhouses, the Loretta Young Shows and Kraft Mystery Theatres. It was the last of an age of television, which story lines lasted an entire hour, rather than being broken up into various story lines and woven subplots. Here were the the last of the great playwrights, in their eleventh hour, just before Fred Silverman turned television into tedium.


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 1962 (USA) See more »

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The Alfred Hitchcock Hour See more »

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Shamley Productions See more »
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Runtime:

(93 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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1.33 : 1
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