Alfred Hitchcock's Horrifying Misogyny

Alfred Hitchcock is one of the most famous director with an abusive history with women. Can we really separate the art from the artist when the artist used his art to abuse? Here are some horrifying details of Hitchcock's treatment of his leading ladies.

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ALFRED HITCHCOCK IS ONE OF THE MOST CELEBRATED FILMMAKERS, WITH A CAREER SPANNING OVER SIX DECADES. Known as the Master of Suspense, he directed ove

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If you're familiar with his work, you might not be surprised that his relationship with women was questionable. The reoccurring theme of his movies is

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Off-screen, Hitchcock was creepily obsessed with his leading ladies. It's rumored Hitchcock drilled holes in Psycho star Janet Leigh's dressing room i

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The worst Hitchcock abuse we know of was inflicted upon Tippi Hedren, who was in a seven-year contract with Hitchcock. Her first movie was The Birds.

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In her memoir, Hedren revealed that Hitchcock flung himself on top of her and tried to kiss her, and she resisted. The next day on set, Hedren had bee

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Hedren was still on contract with Hitchcock, so she was obligated to work on Marnie with him. Hitchcock commissioned a replica of her face, which was

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For the rest of the movie, Hitchcock only talked to Hedren through a third party. Alfred Hitchcock made sure to ruin Hedren's career. MAYBE IT'S TIME Read More: 12 Classic Movie Moments Made Possible by Abuse and Murder

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