To promote his then-new movie Psycho for UK audiences, Alfred Hitchcock appeared on the BBC movie show Picture Parade. For this week’s Flashback Friday post I wanted to share this video with you as it is a snapshot of a creator at the height of his artistic success. Hitch is shown here at his most engaging, discussing how his films aren’t nearly as scary as real life. And for those fright fans out there amongst us, Psycho is still one of the most chilling films ever made.
This article originally ran in March of 2018, we are reprinting it as part of our 31 Days of Halloween celebrations.