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The Birds

The Birds(1963)

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Brief Synopsis

In a California coastal area, flocks of birds unaccountably make deadly attacks on humans.

Cast & Crew

Rod Taylor Mitch Brenner
Tippi Hedren Melanie Daniels
Jessica Tandy Mrs. Brenner
Suzanne Pleshette Annie Hayworth
Veronica Cartwright Cathy Brenner
Ethel Griffies Mrs. Bundy
Charles McGraw Sebastian Sholes
Ruth McDevitt Mrs. MacGruder
Joe Mantell Traveling salesman
Doreen Lang Hysterical woman
Malcolm Atterbury Deputy Al Malone

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 28 Mar 1963
Release Date:  1963 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures
Sound:  Mono (Westrex Recording System) Production Co:  Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  120 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Birds

    Maggie 2018-06-30

    Many think this is an original story by Hitchcock. The movie is actually based on a short story by Daphne DuMaurie, who also authored Rebecca. MORE>

  • birdies and peewees.

    a.morris 2017-12-23

    he took on the idea of birds attacking humanity and had a huge hit. today.. a director might get more than 50 million dollars to rip off a willy wonka gag... MORE>

  • The Birds Were Supposed To Win Out!

    Raymond Banacki 2017-08-19

    According to Hitchcock lore, the Brenners and Melanie got to the next bigger area and were confronted with an even more devastating bird attack. But... MORE>