Item 534 of 958

Why: a Mystery Game presented by Alfred Hitchcock 1962

SKU: SP-4065-22


Why: a Mystery Game presented by Alfred Hitchcock 1962

  • Manufacturer: Jumbo
  • Date of manufacture: 1962

With manual in Dutch (main), French, Swedish and Danish...

Alfred Hitchcock presents was a TV series from 1955 to 1962. The board game Why was inspired by this series and the jumbo edition dates from 1962. The aim of the game is to unravel a murder, with 6 characters, 4 murder weapons and a game board with 6 rooms. The 6 people each have 4 tickets. The lid is quite battered but the game is complete with game rule booklet.

Game board, 4 game pieces, 6 series of 4 cards, of which each series represents a ghost, so 4 cards together represent one ghost, 4 series of 4 cards, of which each series represents a weapon, so 4 cards together represent one weapon, 1 series of 6 cards, which together form the picture of Alfred Hitchcock, 6 "motivation" cards, 7 "no clue" cards, 1 card with a blue question mark, game rules.

This game is in a good and neat vintage condition. However, the box has various traces of use and age-related traces of wear. Photos are part of the description.

Dimensions box

  • Height: 4.5 cm
  • Length: 42 cm
  • Width: 24 cm

Alfred Hitchcock Presents, also known for its last three seasons as The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, is an American anthology television series that aired from October 1955 to May 1965 in the United States. The series has 10 seasons with a total of 361 episodes. The series was not only a success in its own country, but also in the Netherlands, France and West Germany.

Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock was a British film director. He is regarded as one of the greatest film directors of all time.

Hitchcock's career spanned an era of more than 50 years. He had success with both silent films and sound films. His most famous genre was that of the thriller. He was nicknamed "Master of Suspense"

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Country of origin
The Netherlands - Holland

Kind of object
Vintage boardgame released by Jumbo games

Why: a Mystery Game presented by Alfred Hitchcock 1962

Vintage games

Blue - black - multi-coloured

Number of players
For 2 to 4 players

From 9 to 12 years old


Language of game rules
Dutch (main), French, Swedish and Danish

Game time
15 minutes to 45 minutes

Jumbo ( Hausemann & Hötte)

Hausemann & Hötte

Jumbo spellen

Cardboard - wood - paper

Complete with game rules


Game is in good condition - Box has various traces of use

4,50 cm

42,00 cm

24,00 cm


Shipping method
Parcel post with track & trace

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