Encore Suspense will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Alfred Hitchcock’s Academy with the award nominated thriller, The Birds, originally released in 1963.
Considered one of Hitchcock’s most thrilling motion pictures of all time, this suspenseful feature illustrates a wealthy San Francisco socialite who pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town. Bizarre events occur when town residents battle increasing attacks from vicious birds of all types.
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, “The Master of Suspense” and based on the story by Daphne Du Maurier. This iconic thriller stars Golden Globe® winning actress Tippi Hedren (Return to Babylon (2013), Jayne Mansfield’s Car), Rod Taylor (Inglourious Bastards, “The Warlord: Battle for the Galaxy”) and Golden Globe® and EMMY® Award nominee Suzanne Pleshette (Spirited Away, The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride).
The 50th Anniversary of “The Birds” will air on Encore Suspense on Thursday, March 28th 9pm ET/PT.