Dread, Terror and Nightmare: This story originally aired on Aug. 9, 1983 - Film director Alfred Hitchcock entertained, manipulated and horrified -- on and off the set. Author Donald Spoto and screenwriter Ernest Lehman talk about the prolific director's personal style and his practical jokes.
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This story originally aired on Aug. 9, 1983 - Film director Alfred Hitchcock entertained, manipulated and horrified — on and off the set. Author Donald Spoto and screenwriter Ernest Lehman talk about the prolific director's personal style and his practical jokes.

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