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BBC under fire over Hitchcock drama
Telegraph [UK], by David Millward

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Posted By:garnet, 12/27/2012 10:34:19 AM

Over the last few months leading ladies have leapt to the defence of Hitchcock whose reputation has been tarnished in a drama based on the experiences of Tippi Hedren, who starred in The Birds and Marnie. According to The Girl, the BBC drama in which the Hedren is portrayed by Sienna Miller, Hitchcock subjected the former model to sexual harassment and physical abuse including threatening her with broken glass. In one scene the director lunges at Hedren and his attempt to kiss the actress borders on an assault. Her rejection, the drama alleges, was avenged by Hitchcock

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Tillster, 12/27/2012 10:49:04 AM     (No. 9085739)

It seems Tippi may have a better understanding of animals than humans. Maybe she has been on safari too long.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TakeBackAmerica, 12/27/2012 10:59:34 AM     (No. 9085769)

Odd that she´d re-up for a second hitch. Sounds fishy.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Judith, 12/27/2012 11:12:58 AM     (No. 9085804)

Lies sell. Perversion, degeneracy, violence sell. And liberals know this, support this and promote this. What else is new?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 12/27/2012 11:19:28 AM     (No. 9085829)

My late cousin dated Tippi Hedren when they were in college. She was not a very stable person. And desperately ambitious. She worked for a "model agency" owned by a predatory guy who recruited attractive young teenaged girls from our community, put them through his modeling school and then represented them as models. Some of the older girls were used to providing favors to the owner as part of their path to greater income and success. Tippi was with him a long, long time.

In light of her long history with this guy, it seems odd that she´d have found it necessary to denigrate Alfred Hitchcock, who gave her her movie break. A break she never did much with after that.

It´s also odd the the other blonde women he promoted in his films had successful careers and don´t seem to have been traumatized by their relationships with him. All are far more famous than Tippi.

She ended up working with animals.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: snakeoil, 12/27/2012 1:41:47 PM     (No. 9086110)

Hitch made many movies that entertain and fascinate me. Plus his tv shows where he makes comments at the beginning and end are priceless. I think Tippi can take care of herself. Could be wrong but Hitch never appeared to be much of a Don Juan.

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