- Author : Stephen Whitty
- Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
- Release Date : 2016-06-09
- Genre: Performing Arts
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- ISBN 10 : 9781442251601
The Alfred Hitchcock Encyclopedia Book Description :
Several decades after his last motion picture was produced, Alfred Hitchcock is still regarded by critics and fans alike as one of the masters of cinema. From silents of the 1920s to his final feature in 1976, the director’s many films continue to entertain audiences and inspire filmmakers. In The Alfred Hitchcock Encyclopedia, film critic Stephen Whitty provides a detailed overview of the director's work. This reference volume features in-depth critical entries on each of his major films as well as biographical essays on his most frequent collaborators and discussions of significant themes in his work. For this book, Whitty draws on primary-source materials such as interviews he conducted with associates of the director—including screenwriter Ja...