Monday, April 14, 2008

Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds" - Minus the Birds

Artist Martijn Hendricks has recently released his work Give Us Today Our Daily Terror, in which he produced an exact copy of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds (1963), from which all birds have been digitally removed. I took a peek at the video excerpts on his site and found (strangely enough) that these suspenseful scenes didn't lose as much of their terror or dramatic tension sans their avian antagonists as you might think. Chalk one up for Hitch's direction and Bernard Herrmann's musicless score.

Click here to watch this scene.

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1 comment:

Nerdy Bird said...

Wow, that is just bizarre. But what an interesting idea. It reminds me of that Garfield without Garfield thing. Have you ever seen it?