Alfred Hitchcock at the doors of Coronation Street's Rovers Return

PART OF:
The photographic library of the 'Daily Herald' newspaper
Made:
1964-06-16 in Granada Studios and United Kingdom
photographer:
Joe Darby
Alfred Hitchcock at the doors of Coronation Street's Rovers Return (gelatin silver print; photograph) Alfred Hitchcock at the doors of Coronation Street's Rovers Return (gelatin silver print; photograph)

A photograph of Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980) peering through the doors of the Rovers Return pub in the soap Coronation Street, taken in June 1964 by Joe Darby for the Daily Herald.

The caption read 'While visiting a friend at Granada Television studios in Manchester, film director, Alfred Hitchcock, peeps through the doors of Coronation Street's famous local, the Rovers Return'. Sidney Bernstein (1899-1993) had worked with Hitchcock on 'Rope' (1948) and 'Under Capricorn' (1949) and went on to become a co-founder of Granada Television.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Collection:
Daily Herald Archive
Object Number:
1983-5236/11172
Materials:
paper (fibre product)
Measurements:
overall: 268 cm x 212 mm
type:
gelatin silver print and photograph