Then & now: Sites from Hitchcock’s The Birds (1963)

Alfred Hitchcock’s famous movie, “The Birds,” was set and filmed in Bodega, California — a small town in Sonoma County near the Pacific coast. The buildings shown in the film still exist — including Saint Teresa of Avila Church and the Potter School (which was originally built in 1873).

Hitchcock's The Birds set

The Potter School in “The Birds”

The Potter School in 2012

The Birds

Hitchcock & Hedren by the school

Note the church in the background.

Hitchcock The Birds set

Saint Teresa Church, Bodega, in 2012

Saint Teresa Church, Bodega, in 2012

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