On the day of the afi dinner, Hitchcock receives a wire from Frank Capra, who is in Palm Springs.
It will be challenging to fit her ceremony into two hours, said Bob Gazzale, chief executive of afi.
And now my mother is up there as the person who delivered one of the top five movie lines in afi history or something.
At the end of his life, after the afi dinner, the queen offered, and he accepted, a knighthood.
A like gift he bestowed on afi and Ama, who became the parents of the caste of churls.