Alfred Hitchcock (1899 – 1980)

Alfred Hitchcock is best known for his role in British cinema, most notably in the thriller genre. He created many films both with and without, the most well known of these are:-

  • The Birds (1963)
  • Psycho (1960)
  • Dial M for Murder (1954)

along with many more which set him as the master of film suspense.

However what most people do not realise is Alfed Hitchcock’s effect upon American crime, as the following graph plainly shows to any layman Alfred Hitchcock was responsible keeping American crime to a reasonable level as it rocketed upwards after his death.