Alfred Hitchcock; Alma Reville

1 portrait of Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock; Alma Reville, by Howard Coster, 1936 - NPG x3565 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Alfred Hitchcock; Alma Reville

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1936
6 1/2 in. x 4 3/4 in. (165 mm x 120 mm)
Transferred from Central Office of Information, 1974
Photographs Collection
NPG x3565

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Artistback to top

  • Howard Coster (1885-1959), Photographer. Artist associated with 9345 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.

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Alma Reville (1900-1982) was an editor's assistant in films from the early 1920s, and worked as script girl on Hitchcock's debut film, The Pleasure Garden. They married in 1926 and she subsequently collaborated as screen writer on many of his films including The 39 Steps and The Lady Vanishes.

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  • Pepper, Terence; Strong, Arthur, Howard Coster's Celebrity Portraits, 1985 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 28 June - 8 September 1985), p. 64