Mr Bearbull 

The Tippi Hedren rule

Mr Bearbull

Mr Bearbull
The Tippi Hedren rule

There is much to be said for what we might caricature as the ‘Tippi Hedren School of Investing’. Recall that Miss Hedren was the fashion model schooled in acting by Alfred Hitchcock. The climactic scene of her debut film, The Birds, involved her creeping upstairs only to be savaged by assorted gulls, crows and ravens. As prop men flung terrified birds at her, Miss Hedren’s response was much too animated for Hitchcock’s liking, prompting him to bark the famous – and maybe apocryphal – direction: “Don’t just do something – stand there.”

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