The Birds + Tippi Hedren In Conversation

Discovered by Alfred Hitchcock after starring in numerous commercials and gaining success as a model, Tippi Hedren is undeniably best known for her iconic roles in two of Hitchcock’s films - The Birds and Marnie. The legendary actor took to the BFI Southbank stage to provide candid insight into her experiences on the sets of these two masterpieces, in an in depth conversation with Adrian Wootton. Reflecting on her relationship with Hitchcock, with whom she had a multi-year personal contract, she explains the depth of knowledge she gained having been mentored by the world reknowned director, as well as giving an honest depiction of the more challenging aspects of their professional relationship.


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