Psycho at 60

New for 2021

Psycho at 60
On the 8th of September, 1960, Psycho the movie premiered in New York. This was the biggest gamble of Hitchcock's illustrious career. He had invested $800,000 of his own money into this movie after Paramount
Pictures had rejected his groundbreaking thriller. Discover more about this milestone of horror including:

  • Why Hitchcock filmed it in black and white
  • The real-life places that inspired the Bates Motel
  • The quirky castings
  • The unexpected 'firsts'
  • How it changed cinema distribution for ever
  • The inspiration for the shower scene

This is an illustrated talk by Gary Lewis. Please check the website for details of how to book this talk.