Alfred Hitchcock: A local hero, for 121 years! A lot of people don't know that Sir Alfred Hitchcock was actually born very close to us, in Leytonstone to be precise. The now cult filmmaker saw the light above his parent's shop on Leytonstone High Street on August 13th 1899, and lived around East London for most of his youth. The unassuming youngest
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