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Huntsville Library shows Hitchcock series

The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library will screen a series of classic Alfred Hitchcock movies beginning on Monday, April 28, 2014. All film presentations begin at 6 pm in the second floor events room of the main library location and are free to the public. Library staff and local movie buffs will introduce the four Hitchcock movies being shown during the series.

The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library will show "The Birds" (1963) and other Hitchcock classics.
The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library will show "The Birds" (1963) and other Hitchcock classics.
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The series kicks off on Monday, April 28, with "Lifeboat" (1944), which stars Huntsville native Tallulah Bankhead and fellow Alabama actress Mary Anderson. On Monday, May 5, the library will feature "Rear Window" (1954), starring Jimmy Stewart and Grace Kelly. Cary Grant and Grace Kelly star in "To Catch a Thief" (1955) on Monday, May 12. The series concludes on Monday, May 19, with Tippi Hedren and Rod Taylor in "The Birds" (1963).

Visit the official website of the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library for more information. The main library is located at 915 Monroe St. near downtown Huntsville.You can learn more about Alfred Hitchcock by watching the video at the top of this article.

Jennifer Garlen is the Huntsville and National Classic Movies Examiner. Her book, "Beyond Casablanca: 100 Classic Movies Worth Watching," is available in paperback and Kindle editions on Amazon.