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Hedren Talks Devious Hitchcock and 'The Birds' at Academy: "fairytale" Discovery by Reville

Three days after the HBO premiere of "The Girl," Tippi Hedren appeared in person at the Academy for a beautiful digital screening of Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds." Though the actress has been outspoken recently about her troubled relationship with the director -- particularly during the production of "The Birds," which "The Girl" chronicles -- her words for the Master of Suspense at the October 23 screening were more tempered.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 25, 2012 7:00 AM
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Academy Programs 'Universal's Legacy of Horror' Screening Series, with del Toro, Landis & Hedren In Person

As part of Universal's year-long 100th anniversary celebration, the Academy unveils the "Universal's Legacy of Horror" film series in October, with director-cinephile Guillermo del Toro hosting the kickoff double feature screening of "Bride of Frankenstein" and "Dracula" on October 2. Tippi Hedren will also appear in person with "The Birds" on October 23, incidentally (or not) two days after "The Girl" premieres on HBO.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • September 25, 2012 4:35 PM
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