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Carry On in London Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

10th December 1890 Born today: George Merritt, London England, actor (I Monster, Q Planes)

10th December 1688 King James II flees London

10th December 1541 Sir Thomas Culpeper, courtier of Henry VIII and lover his fifth queen, Catherine Howard, beheaded at Tyburn.

Birthplace of Alfred Hitchcock



Birthplace of Alfred Hitchcock

Birthplace of cinema legend Alfred Hitchcock.

Location: 517 High Road, Leytonstone, London

Description: Movie Directing legend Sir Alfred Hitchcock was born here at 517 High Road, Leytonstone, in the east of London on 13th August 1899. He was the son of William Hitchcock, a poultry dealer and fruit importer.

Today it's a garage, but on the corner artist Mateusz Odronby painted a fabulous mural celebrating Hitchcock's classic film The Birds.


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Birthplace of Alfred Hitchcock

Birthplace of cinema legend Alfred Hitchcock.


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