Reputations: Alfred Hitchcock (BBC, 1999)
- made in 1999 (USA)
- production company: A&E Television Networks & British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
- distribution company: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
- aspect ratio: 1.33:1
- length: approx 120 minutes
- database ID: 9507
- also known as:
Made to celebrate the centenary of Hitchcock's birth, this British documentary covers Hitchcock's entire career. Surviving collaborators and colleagues are interviewed. The documentary also includes footage from Kaleidoscope Frenzy.
An edited 90 minute version of the documentary was broadcast in 2006.
A further 2 part version, with some scenes removed and others added, was broadcast in 2009 on BBC 4.
The following are taken from a VHS transfer of the original TV broadcast...
Part 1 - "Hitch: Alfred the Great"
Part 2 - "Hitch: Alfred the Auteur"
- This documentary has not been officially released on DVD.
Cast and Crew
- Denis Lawson - narrator
- Dan Auiler (film historian)
- Peter Bogdanovich
- Robert F. Boyle
- Drew Casper
- Claude Chabrol
- Herbert Coleman
- Hume Cronyn
- Georgine Darcy
- David Freeman (screenwriter, "The Short Night")
- Robert Goold (archive interview)
- Sidney Gottlieb
- Farley Granger
- Hilton A. Green
- Tippi Hedren
- Alfred Hitchcock (archive interviews)
- Patricia Hitchcock
- Evan Hunter
- Arthur Laurents
- Ernest Lehman
- Janet Leigh
- Norman Lloyd
- Ronald Neame
- Jay Presson Allen
- Marcella Rabwin (David O Selznick's secretary)
- John Russell Taylor
- Arthur Schatz (stills photographer, "Kaleidoscope Frenzy")
- Joseph Stefano
- Herb Steinberg (publicity manager, Paramount)
- Hugh Stewart
- Samuel A Taylor
- David Thomson (Selznick biographer and film historian)
- Linden Travers
- Alexander Walker (film critic)
- Roy Ward Baker
Original music by:
- Robert Kapsis - consultant
- Jon Dixon - colourist
- Michael Sanders - on-line editor
- Andre Walker - rostrum camera
- Cliff Jones - dubbing mixer
- Alan Barker, Bob Briscoe and Renato Ferarri - sound
- Fred Fabre - photography
- Bob Davis - unit manager
- Suzy Miller and Mark Walden-Mills - production assistants
- Declan Smith - archive research
- Martina Hall - assistant producer
- Janice Hadlow - series editor
Taken from a VHS recording of the 1999 BBC2 broadcast of the documentary...
Georgine Darcey (Georgine Darcy)