Tippi Hedren - The Birds

Melanie Daniels buys Mitch Brenner a pair of caged lovebirds, little knowing that she is heading into a nightmare in which, for no apparent reason, birds start to attack human beings.

Books on The Birds
Camille Paglia
The Birds
London, 1998
Books with substantial mentioning of The Birds
David Thomson
Have you seen?, A personal introduction to 1,000 films
New York, 2008

Jürgen Müller (ed.)
Movies of the 60s
Köln, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Paris, Tokyo, 2005

Christopher D. Morris
The Hanging Figure, On Suspence and the Films of Alfred Hitchcock
Westport, Connecticut - London, 2002

Tom Pendergast, Sara Pendergast (eds.)
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, 1. Films
Detroit/New York/San Francisco/London/Boston/Woodbridge, CT, 2000

Robert A. Harris & Michael S. Lasky
The Films of Alfred Hitchcock
Secaucus, NJ, 1979

Donald Spoto
The Art of Alfred Hitchcock, Fifty Years of His Motion Pictures
New York, 1976

Robin Wood
Hitchcock's Films
New York, 1969
Books with an entry on The Birds
Paul Michael, editor in chief. James Robert Parish, associate editor
The American movies reference book, The sound era
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.,, 1969
Articles on The Birds
Evan Hunter, Me and Hitch, in: Sight & Sound, nr. 6 (June), 1997 pp. 24-37
Adam Smith, The Birds, in: Empire, nr. 238 (April), 2009 pp. 174-175
Patrick O'Donnell, James's Birdcage/Hitchcock's Birds, in: Susan M. Griffin and Alan Nadel (eds.), The Men Who Knew Too Much, New York, 2012
Author:Evan Hunter
Title:Me and Hitch
Magazine:Sight & Sound
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: The Birds (1963)
Author:Adam Smith
Title:The Birds
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: The Birds (1963)
Author:Patrick O'Donnell
Title:James's Birdcage/Hitchcock's Birds
in:Susan M. Griffin and Alan Nadel (eds.), The Men Who Knew Too Much, New York, 2012
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: The Birds (1963)

The Birds
United States 1963

Directed by

Rod Taylor
Tippi Hedren
Veronica Cartwright
Doodles Weaver
Malcolm Atterbury
Karl Swenson
Richard Deacon
Jeannie Russell
Dal McKennon


Running time:119 minutes
Country:United States

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