The films, to which I will be referring are 'Psycho (1960)' and 'The Birds (1963)', I will illustrate the techniques, which the director (Alfred Hitchcock) used to appeal to specific audiences.
This essay aims at illuminating theme and technique in films basing its argument on Alfred Hitchcock’s movies; Notorious movie, Rope, and Strangers on the Train.
Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds" -- A Brief Analysis
Alfred Hitchcock’s version of The Birds marked Tippi Hedren’s feature film debut. Hedren plays San Francisco socialite Melanie Daniels, who follows her farmhand boyfriend to a small community being terrorised by flocks of birds shortly after the end of World War II. It also starred Rod Taylor and featured Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette and Veronica Cartwright.