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In 1971 filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock returns to London to direct a new thriller, Frenzy. Filming in his father’s old haunts of Covent Garden fruit and veg market, an old friend of his father makes himself known.
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Watch the shot of walking through the flower market and the innovative long shot (mentioned in Story 3) on YouTube. YouTube has a 1925 film of costermonger Jim Salisbury practicing his record of balancing baskets on his head, a feat Hitchcock might have seen in his youth.