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Filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock was keen to compete with the likes of William Castle- a fellow film maker known for making shocker movies- so Hitchcock bought the film rights to Robert Bloch's novel "Psycho" for $9000-under an assumed name, in April 1959.

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1The alternative titles were "Psychose" and "Psyco". The fake working title was "Wimpy"

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