- Hitchcock is one of East London's most famous exports: Born and brought up in Leytonstone
- Little evidence of director remains in the city, but London is present in many of his movies
- "Sabotage," "Frenzy" and "The Man Who Knew Too Much" all feature key London landmarks
- "Genius of Hitchcock" celebrated by BFI with a season of his films
London (CNN)London's East End is well known for its dark past, from Jack the Ripper to notorious 1960s gangsters the Krays, so it is no surprise that the area was also the birthplace of the creator of some of Hollywood's most famous scary movies.