19 Rare Alfred Hitchcock Movies You Should Know About On His Birthday

August 13, 2014 4:59 PM

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1. “The Ring” (1927) It's a major misconception that Hitchcock wrote the scripts for most of his films. In reality, he relied on other writers (including his wife, Alma Reville) for the screenplays. Yet he still worked very closely with them on precise visual details for his movies. "The Ring," a silent sports film about boxing and romance, is the only original screenplay written by Hitchcock.

2. “The Man Who Knew Too Much” (1934) Hitchcock's 1956 film "The Man Who Knew Too Much," starring Jimmy Stewart and Doris Day, was actually a remake of Hitchcock's film of the same name from 22 years earlier. The original British version, which is tonally different than the remake, is about a couple...

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