HBO’s ‘The Girl’ Pits Hitchcock Against Hedren

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — After a private screening of HBO’s “The Girl” held for Tippi Hedren, her friends and family, including daughter Melanie Griffith, the reaction was silence. Make that stunned silence, as the room took in the film’s depiction of a scorned, vindictive Alfred Hitchcock physically and emotionally abusing Hedren during production of […]

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Tippi Hedren on HBO Movie: Hitchcock Ruined Career, Not Life

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Tippi Hedren says she survived working with Alfred Hitchcock, but her career was another matter. Hedren’s experience on the famed British film director’s “The Birds” and “Marnie” is dramatized in the new HBO movie, “The Girl.” Hitchcock is portrayed as obsessed with Hedren and cruelly vindictive when the actress rejects […]

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