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Hitchcock Chronology: Helen Scott

Entries in the Hitchcock Chronology relating to Helen Scott...



  • 12th - François Truffaut and translator Helen Scott arrive in Hollywood.[1]
  • 13th - François Truffaut and translator Helen Scott begin interviewing Hitchcock at his Universal Studios office. Truffaut is shown a rough cut of The Birds during the morning and is invited to join the Hitchcocks to celebrate their birthdays with an evening meal at Perino's. Approximately 26 hours of interviews are eventually edited down to form Truffaut's book "Hitchcock", published in English in 1967.[1]



  • 20th - Helen Scott, who acted as the translator during François Truffaut's interviews with Hitchcock, dies aged 72.
  • 1.0 1.1 Alfred Hitchcock: A Life in Darkness and Light (2003) by Patrick McGilligan, page 633