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One!life > Ponder'n: lock ways!
Posted Nov 5, 2011 9:48 PM
Hitchcock was born on 13 August 1899
in Leytonstone, London, England,
the second son and youngest of three children
of William Hitchcock (18621914),
a greengrocer and poulterer,
and Emma Jane Hitchcock (née Whelan; 18631942).
He was named after his father's brother, Alfred.
Hitchcock was raised Catholic
and was sent to
the Jesuit Classic school
St Ignatius' College
in Stamford Hill, London.
and paternal grandmother
were of Irish extraction.
He often described his childhood
as being very lonely
a situation compounded
by his obesity.
he was sent by his father
to the local police station
with a note
asking the officer
to lock him away
for ten minutes
for behaving badly.
This idea of being harshly treated
or wrongfully accused
is frequently reflected in Hitchcock's films.
would often make him
address her while standing
at the foot of her bed,
especially if he behaved badly,
forcing him to stand there for hours.
would later be used
for the portrayal of the character
of Norman Bates in his movie Psycho.
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