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Some of the actresses involved in the director's iconic movie moments

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Tippi Hedren in The Birds (1963).


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Tippi Hedren in The Birds (1963).

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Tippi Hedren in a publicity shot for The Birds.


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Actress Janet Leigh is shown in this file photo from March, 1954. Janet Leigh, the wholesome beauty who co-starred with James Stewart, John Wayne and Frank Sinatra in films of the 1940s to 1960s and achieved her most lasting fame as the victim of a shower slashing in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004 at her home in Beverly Hills, Calif., according to a spokeswoman. She was 77.


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Kim Novak in 1959 publicity shot.

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In this 1958 file photo, Jimmy Stewart and Kim Novak are shown in a scene from Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo. The film is among the American Film Institute's best genre movies.

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