[Ads-l] Alfred Hitchcock Quotation

Peter Reitan pjreitan at HOTMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 7 20:03:30 EDT 2017


"Focus on Hitchcock," by Albert J. LaValley apparently includes a version of the quote.

https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/001011761


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Alfred Hitchcock is credited with the quotation "The length of a film shoul=
d be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder."  Can anyone p=
oint me to any pre-1980 evidence of Hitchcock, or anyone else, uttering or =
writing this?


Fred Shapiro

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