IMF25-19990809-HOLLYWOOD, USA: (FILES) Picture taken in 1963 of British film director Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980) during the shooting of his movie “The Birds”. Hitckcock directed his first film in 1925 and rose to to become an unexcelled master of suspense, internationally recognized for his intricate plots and novel camera technique. Hollywood will celebrate 13 August 1999 the centenary of Hitchcock’s birth (BW only) EPA PHOTO/AFP