Stroke of Midnight

Happy Birthday Tippi Hedren

“Birds”

Tippi Hedren is 79 today. She starred in two of Alfred Hitchcock’s best films; The Birds and Marnie. Hedren was famous for being an object of obsession for for Hitchcock and along with Kim Novak and Grace Kelly embodied his ideal icy blonde.

Tippi’s daughter Melanie Griffith was named after her character in The Birds, Melanie Daniels.

“marnie-1”

Amazing poster. The pulp novel artwork is antithetical to the film, but who wouldn’t want to see it after glimpsing this poster?


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