[Ads-l] Alfred Hitchcock Quotation

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Thu Sep 7 23:43:36 UTC 2017

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

Fred Shapiro

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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