This BBC documentary was broadcast in two parts in 1999, and focuses on the important aspects of Hitchcock's career. Part ONE starts off with his early life and work experience at the German studio UFA, which moves into his first features such as The Lodger, Sabotage, and The 39 Steps. It then moves into his initial Hollywood work, with classics such as Rebecca and Rope. There's also a look into his failed production company.
Part TWO of the BBC documentary Reputations, we move into Hitchcock's prolific period of his career, with masterpieces such as Rear Window, Vertigo and Psycho. His recognition amongst film critics as an auteur is covered with the famous interview he conducted with Francois Truffaut. His relationship with Tippi Hedren is also discussed, with the films The Birds and Marnie. There is also a look into one of his abandoned movies called Kaleidoscope Frenzy, which if released, would have been his most controversial work.