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  1. Monday reflection: Do-it-yourselfing, monsters and sad subwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Boing Boing

    ... lots of these timeless films (particularly the Alfred Hitchcock ones) encourage mindful watching, like noticing The Birds' gently-repeating lovebird color palette of red and green following Tippi Hedren around everywhere. From how excited everyone ...

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  2. Gran: I had to wear a surgical mask to hide the smell of the pigeon loft in my loftRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | The Daily Record

    A GRAN has told how her life was turned into a nightmare after more than 50 pigeons started living in her loft. Urszula Laniewaska says she has had to wear a surgical face mask to block out the smell of the birds, both dead and alive, in her attic.

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  3. Hot-air balloons over Central ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | SFGate

    ... Sept. 4-7; see website for schedule. $19-$189; Grand Passport $399. (562) 499-1771. www.queenmary.com. Return of "The Birds": Famous as the setting of Alfred Hitchcock 's enduring 1961 thriller, Bodega Bay is offering tours of the 1873 Potter ...

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  4. Tippi Hedren To Join Cecil The Lion Protest At Safari Club InternationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | ContactMusic.com

    The beloved lion, famed for his black mane, was shot and killed by Minnesota dentist Dr. Walter Palmer during an expedition in Zimbabwe last month , prompting an international outcry - and now Hedren, who runs a big cat sanctuary in Acton, California, is joining other activists to protest the killing of African wildlife prior to a planned speech by big game trophy hunter Cam Greig. A statement from The Birds star reads: "We need to put an end to needless sport killings like Cecil's and help bring awareness to the issue of sport hunting endangered species.

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  5. Mentor Series: Iceland & GreenlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Popular Photography

    ... Some ventured into a field full of birds creating a scene that could compete with Alfred Hitchcock's movie, The Birds. On the black sand beaches where the lagoon flows into the ocean, we walked amongst the chuncks of ice that had washed up onto the ...

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  6. Realm of the northern royalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... on the Otago Peninsula, where Department of Conservation (DOC) staff have formed a surprisingly close bond with the birds over a period of 40 years. So much time and effort has gone into protecting them from ground predators and assisting with their ...

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  7. Our best galleries of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | CNN

    ... was one of Britain's greatest filmmakers. He was born August 13, 1899. Here, Hitchcock is on the set of 1963's "The Birds." The filmmaker wanted Grace Kelly for the lead role, but upon her retirement from acting, Tippi Hedren was chosen instead. ...

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  8. Today in Movie Culture: The Influence of 'Star Wars,' Celebrating...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Movies.com

    ... less scary and while we're still celebrating Alfred Hitchcock 's birthday, below is a bizarre Czech poster for The Birds . See more interesting foreign horror movie posters at Dangerous Minds . We see a lot of supercuts of chase sequences, so it's ...

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  9. Alfred Hitchcock: Top 10 Movies from The Master of Suspense You Might Have MissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... as his expensive, star-studded color films of the 1950s. Another Hitch period that is often neglected is his post- The Birds work. While it is true that he never quite recovered from the disappointing Marnie (which inexplicably made the BBC's 100 ...

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  10. Happy Birthday Alfred Hitchcock! Why he was the greatest British directorRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Radio Times

    Alfred Hitchcock was born on August 13th 1899 in Leytonstone and directed 23 films in Britain, including silent pictures, melodramas, comedies and even a musical. But it wasn't until Hollywood came calling that he became known as the 'Master of Suspense' for his unparalleled ability to terrify cinema-goers - most famously with Notorious, Vertigo, Psycho and The Birds.

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  11. Google +Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Linn's Stamp News

    ... including The Lodger (1927), The Lady Vanishes (1938), Suspicion (1941), Dial M for Murder (1954), Psycho (1960), The Birds (1963), and many others. His 1940 movie Rebecca received the Academy Award for best picture. He directed more than 50 films ...

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  12. East band showcases classic horror tunes 45 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Hermann, who wrote the musical scores for several Alfred Hitchcock films including, "Psycho," "Vertigo" and "The Birds." "Everyone wants to play that dark, scary show," said Skyler Reyes, a Victoria East senior and drum major. "So it's pretty cool ...

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  13. YES rolls film on a night outRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Republic

    ... the equipment and was satisfied with the picture. Snowden laughed about the idea that Alfred Hitchcock's classic, "The Birds" could be especially thrilling right amid - what else? - birds in the great outdoors. That's the only flick of the four she ...

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  14. Neighbors sue to stop bird-feeding familyRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Houston Chronicle

    ... with commensurately large quantities of droppings. Attorney Anna Johnsen described a scene reminiscent of "The Birds." "No one wants to be trapped living inside an Alfred Hitchcock horror movie," said Johnsen, who filed the lawsuit in King County ...

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  15. Melanie Griffith's sweet birthday with familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Hellomagazine.com

    Working Girl star Melanie Griffith celebrated her 58th birthday surrounded by family, blowing out her candles with her daughter Stella Banderas - whose father is Antonio Banderas - and her famous mom, onetime Hitchcock heroine Tippi Hedren of The Birds . The birthday girl shared a photo of the get-together, which also included her son Alexander Bauer , on her Instagram page.

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  16. Neighbors sue to stop Seattle's bird-feeding familyRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... with commensurately large quantities of droppings. Attorney Anna Johnsen described a scene reminiscent of "The Birds." "No one wants to be trapped living inside an Alfred Hitchcock horror movie," said Johnsen, who filed the lawsuit in King County ...

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  17. Charlize Theron returns to the scene of the crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... the World War II-era drama "Little Boy." "White God" is sort of like "Planet of the Apes" or Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds," but with dogs. Down, boy. Whether you stream, buy or rent, here's a look at what's new this week in home video. Movies are ...

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  18. Flying rats target BallaratRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Courier

    ... case of over exaggeration, could become something akin to the trauma faced in Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 classic, a The Birds. Following a report in The Moorabool News earlier in the month, highlighting that the spread of Myna's to Ballan, local bird ...

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  19. Tippi Hedren: 'Lion Killing Affected Me Physically'Read the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | WENN Blog

    Actress and animal activist Tippi Hedren has expressed her outrage over the killing of a protected lion in Zimbabwe by a dentist, recalling the incident "affected me physically". The Birds star, who is the president of the Roar Foundation charity and runs a big cat sanctuary in rural California, is one of the many celebrities who have spoken out against Dr. Walter Palmer, who shot and killed the Cecil the lion with a crossbow during a hunting expedition earlier this month.

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  20. Filming at the Bottle Yard has been disrupted because of gullsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | This Is Bristol

    ... in the village since 2003 - said the situation there was becoming so bad, it was like Alfred Hitchcock's film The Birds. Bristol City Council spokesperson said: "Our power to deal directly with troublesome gulls is limited due to their protected ...

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