A Companion to Alfred Hitchcock

A Companion to Alfred Hitchcock


  • Author : Thomas Leitch
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-03-01
  • Genre: Performing Arts
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781444397314


A Companion to Alfred Hitchcock Book Description :

The most comprehensive volume ever published on Alfred Hitchcock, covering his career and legacy as well as the broader cultural and intellectual contexts of his work. Contains thirty chapters by the leading Hitchcock scholars Covers his long career, from his earliest contributions to other directors’ silent films to his last uncompleted last film Details the enduring legacy he left to filmmakers and audiences alike...

The Cambridge Companion to Alfred Hitchcock

The Cambridge Companion to Alfred Hitchcock


  • Author : Jonathan Freedman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-07-08
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781107107571


The Cambridge Companion to Alfred Hitchcock Book Description :

In this Companion, leading film scholars and critics of American culture and imagination trace Hitchcock's interplay with the Hollywood studio system, the Cold War, and new forms of sexuality, gender, and desire over his thirty-year American career....

A Companion to Alfred Hitchcock

A Companion to Alfred Hitchcock


  • Author : Thomas Leitch
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release Date : 2014-03-17
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1118797000


A Companion to Alfred Hitchcock Book Description :

The most comprehensive volume ever published on Alfred Hitchcock, covering his career and legacy as well as the broader cultural and intellectual contexts of his work. Contains thirty chapters by the leading Hitchcock scholars Covers his long career, from his earliest contributions to other directors’ silent films to his last uncompleted last film Details the enduring legacy he left to filmmakers and audiences alike...

The Alfred Hitchcock Presents Companion

The Alfred Hitchcock Presents Companion


  • Author : Martin Grams
  • Publisher : O T R Pub
  • Release Date : 2001-01-01
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 0970331010


The Alfred Hitchcock Presents Companion Book Description :

Under the arrangement of Universal Studios, this reference is a complete guide to the "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" television series. This book offers a "behind-the-scenes" look at the making of the episodes, a complete production history, and more than 100 photos....

Footsteps in the Fog
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Footsteps in the Fog


  • Author : Jeff Kraft
  • Publisher : Santa Monica PressLlc
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Performing Arts
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  • ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106018408002


Footsteps in the Fog Book Description :

Footsteps in the Fog is a celebration of the San Francisco films of Alfred Hitchcock. The master director's familiarity with Northern California greatly influenced his decision to use Bay Area locations in several of his landmark motion pictures, and more importantly was often the source of inspiration for many of these same cinema classics. Three of Hitchcock's masterpieces were set in the San Francisco area:Shadow of a Doubt, Vertigo, andThe Birds. In addition,Rebecca, Suspicion, Marnie, Topaz, Psycho, andFamily Plot utilized Bay Area locations and/or were inspired by Northern California events and settings.Footsteps in the Fog examines these famous films, taking the reader on a journey around the Bay Area, while weaving together cinemagraphic intr...

The Art of Alfred Hitchcock
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The Art of Alfred Hitchcock


  • Author : Donald Spoto
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2010-08-18
  • Genre: Performing Arts
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780307567147


The Art of Alfred Hitchcock Book Description :

This definitive illustrated survey of all of Alfred Hitchcock's films is a book no movie buff or Hitchcock fan can afford to be without. The monumental scope of Alfred Hitchcock's work remains unsurpassed by any other movie director, past or present. So many of his movies have achieved classic status that even a partial list—Psycho, The Birds, Rear Window, Vertigo, Spellbound—brings a flood of memories. In this essential text, reissued on the occasion of Hitchcock's centennial, internationally renowned Hitchcock authority Donald Spoto describes and analyzes every movie made by this master filmmaker. Illustrated throughout with shots from each film, The Art of Alfred Hitchcock also includes a storyboard section, a complete filmography, and “A Hi...

Classical Myth in Alfred Hitchcock s Wrong Man and Grace Kelly Films

Classical Myth in Alfred Hitchcock s Wrong Man and Grace Kelly Films


  • Author : Mark William Padilla
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2018-12-12
  • Genre: Philosophy
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781498563512


Classical Myth in Alfred Hitchcock s Wrong Man and Grace Kelly Films Book Description :

This book treats six beloved films of Hitchcock: The 39 Steps, Saboteur, and North by Northwest, plus Dial M for Murder, Rear Window, and To Catch a Thief. Padilla reviews their production histories with an eye to classical influences, and then analyzes their links with Greek art, poetry, and philosophy....

The Films of Alfred Hitchcock
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The Films of Alfred Hitchcock


  • Author : David Sterritt
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1993-02-26
  • Genre: Performing Arts
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  • ISBN 10 : 0521398142


The Films of Alfred Hitchcock Book Description :

This survey of Hitchcock's long career pays special attention to varied influences on his work and includes in-depth thematic examinations of the following key films: Blackmail, Shadow of a Doubt, The Wrong Man, Vertigo, Psycho, and the Birds....

Spellbound by Beauty
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Spellbound by Beauty


  • Author : Donald Spoto
  • Publisher : Crown Archetype
  • Release Date : 2008-10-28
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780307449979


Spellbound by Beauty Book Description :

“The trouble today is that we don’t torture women enough.” —Alfred Hitchcock It is remarkable how infrequently, over a period of more than fifty years, Alfred Hitchcock spoke about the beautiful, legendary and talented actresses he directed. And when he did, his remarks were mostly indifferent and often hostile. But his leading ladies greatly enriched his films, even as many of them achieved international stardom precisely because of their work for Hitchcock—among the dozens of women were Madeleine Carroll, Joan Fontaine, Grace Kelly and Tippi Hedren. Yet he maintained a stony, insistent silence about the quality of their performances and their contributions to his art. Spellbound by Beauty—the final volume in master biographer Donald Spo...

The Suspense Thriller

The Suspense Thriller


  • Author : Charles Derry
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2010-06-21
  • Genre: Performing Arts
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  • ISBN 10 : 078646240X


The Suspense Thriller Book Description :

This book is a comprehensive study of one of the most popular genres in the cinema. From a perspective sympathetic to popular culture, this study analyzes a large number of primarily American and European films by a variety of distinguished directors, including Alfred Hitchcock, Claude Chabrol, John Frankenheimer, Michelangelo Antonioni, and Costa-Gavras. Indispensable to anyone interested in understanding how suspense thrillers work and what they mean, this book provides insightful analysis of hundreds of memorable films, while at the same time working as a virtual how-to manual for anyone trying to write a Hitchcock-like thriller. The first section of the book is primarily theoretical. It offers a bibliographical survey and then explains why we so ...