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Hitchcock"s films. by Wood, Robin

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Published by Castle Books in New York .
Written in English

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  • Hitchcock, Alfred, -- 1899-1980.

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Open LibraryOL13846309M

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82 rows  Alfred Hitchcock (–) was an English director and filmmaker. Popularly known as . Hitchcock was born on 13 August in the flat above his parents' leased grocer's shop at High Road, Leytonstone, on the outskirts of east London (then part of Essex), the youngest of three children: William Daniel (–), Ellen Kathleen ("Nellie") (–), and Alfred Joseph ().His parents, Emma Jane Hitchcock, née Whelan (–), and William Edgar Hitchcock ( Children: Patricia Hitchcock. Alfred Hitchcock (Editor) (shelved 3 times as alfred-hitchcock) avg rating — ratings — published   The book is worth a refreshed notice, too, though, because, even half a century later, it remains one of the sharpest, most enthralling studies of creative thought—_any _creative thought—that Author: Nathan Heller.

When Hitchcock's Films was first published, it quickly became known as a new kind of book on film and as a necessary text in the growing body of Hitchcock criticism. This revised edition of Hitchcock's Films Revisited includes a substantial new preface in which Wood reveals his personal history as a critic -- including his coming out as a gay man, his views on his previous critical work, and 4/5(3). An area where Kerzoncuff/Barr are especially helpful concerns Hitchcock’s filmic contribution to the war effort. As mentioned, he re-edited and re-mixed for US release two British propaganda shorts: Men of the Lightship (David Macdonald, ) and Target for Tonight (Harry Watt, ). The authors describe the changes made and note that both films can be viewed on YouTube, though only the Author: Ken Mogg.   Book One: Hitchcock's Films 1. Introduction 2. Strangers on a Train 3. Rear Window 4. Vertigo 5. North by Northwest 6. Psycho 7. The Birds 8. Marnie 9. Torn Curtain () Retrospective () Endnotes from Earlier Editions Book Two: Hitchcock's Films Revisited Plot FOrmations Symmetry, Closure, Disruption: The Ambiguity of.   The book Film Noir (Ward \ Silver), list 4 Hitchcock films; Notorious, Shadow of a Doubt, Stranger on a Train, and The Wrong Man. It a great book that explains what makes the films included in the book 'noir' film (in the view of the authors).

Hitchcock's Films () by Robin Wood. author Robin Wood: publisher The Book Service Ltd () ISBN (add your rating) Product Links. Amazon (USA) Amazon (UK) Notes. Expanded into Hitchcock's Films Revisited () by Robin Wood; Synopsis Reviews. A review of a new book by the legendary director, Brian De Palma. Festivals & Awards Ebertfest Announces Kathryn Bostic and the Opening and Closing Night Films for Festival. Hitchcock's British Films remains the most illuminating and comprehensive discussion of Hitchcock's work before he moved to California. It is lucid, well balanced in its understandings of the films, informative (especially regarding Hitchcock's use of the novels and plays that were sources of most of his screenplays), and comprehensive.   In the later half of the book there is a discussion between Jones and Dan Auiler that covers the process of the project, the idea of “Hitchcock tourism,” and more. The discussion is followed by an afterward by Dorothy Herrmann, the daughter of Bernard Herrmann, the composer behind so many of the iconic musical moments in Hitchcock’s films.