What’s a Hitchcocktail?

Here’s little throwaway piece that appeared in the Aberdeen Evening Express on October 29th, 1952:

What’s a Hitchcocktail?

Ask Alfred Hitchcock, famous director of a score of thrillers.

It’s a beverage made of vodka, brandy and orange juice.

“Hitch” calls it “a suspense-drink,” explaining that you can’t tell what’s going to happen until you drink it…


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