The Birds is a film directed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1963.


Melanie Daniels is a rich society girl, who meets handsome Mitch Brenner at a pet store. After he leaves, she decides to follow him with two lovebirds, a present for his baby sister. Shortly after she arrives at Mitch's quiet hometown of Bodega Bay, strange things seem to happen to the local birds - causing them to attack without provocation.



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Background InformationEdit

The last of three films Hitchcock made based on the writings of Daphne DuMaurier. (The other two were Jamaica Inn and Rebecca.)

The film has no musical score, however composer Bernard Herrmann is credited as "Sound Consultant."