October 19, 2012 5:00 PM

How Tippi Hedren ran afoul of Alfred Hitchcock’s blond fixation and paid the price

HBO’s “The Girl,” premiering Saturday, dramatizes Tippi Hedren’s struggle against director Alfred Hitchcock’s obsession, which began with Hedren’s casting in “The Birds” and ended her run as a promising A-lister after the release of “Marnie” two years later.

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