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    ‘Birds’ Star Says Alfred Hitchcock Assaulted, Stalked Her

    It was an off-screen fright. In a new memoir, Tippi Hedren claims that during the filming of 1963’s The Birds and 1964’s Marnie, the famed director stalked and sexually assaulted her. She says Hitchcock was possessive, often drove by her house and touched her in an inappropriate and sexual way — but that she told nobody at the time because ”sexual harassment and stalking were terms that didn’t exist.” Hitchcock died in 1980, so he cannot answer the claims in Hedren’s book, which will be released tomorrow.

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