Born out of a need for a national police force to implement the law in Canada’s newly acquired western territories, on May 23 1873, the Parliament of Canada established a central police force who would be able to march across the land. This sector has evolved into the red wearing, horse riding, yellow striped pant loving Royal Canadian Mounted Policemen we know today!
An exciting event has been announced by Turner Classic Movies along with Universal, in celebration of Alfred Hitchcock’s seminal 1963 classic The Birds, and in honor of its upcoming 50th Anniversary will be presenting TCM Event Series Presents The Birds, a special engagement screening of this Horror Classic in select theaters across the US.
On September 19 the event that features TCM host, Robert Osborne, giving an introduction to the film, will also feature an exclusive interview with the film’s blonde bombshell, Tippi Hedren, and how she was picked for her iconic role.
The film, which has been glorified by Barbie, as well as inspire the late Alexander McQueen, is an unexpected and vital piece of our collective style consciousness! So if you have a chance to catch it – definitely do!
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