Plaque

Alfred Hitchcock - SW5

Erection date: 1999

Inscription

English Heritage
Sir Alfred Hitchcock, 1899-1980, film director, lived here, 1926-1939.

Site: Alfred Hitchcock - SW5 (1 memorial)

SW5, Cromwell Road, 153, Turner House

This building is now used by the Independent Turner Society. It seems Hitchcock lived on the second and third floors only.

Referring to the biography, 'Hitch: The Life and Times of Alfred Hitchcock' (1978) by John Russell Taylor, Atlas Obscura provides some details: Alfred and Alma returned from their honeymoon to this flat, occupying the top two floors of the house, with 90-odd steps to climb. Alfred did the interior design himself. 1928 Patricia, their daughter was born, and the family stayed here until leaving for America in 1939.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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