Hitchcock

Written By Francois Truffaut
Hitchcock
  • Publsiher : Faber & Faber
  • Release : 31 January 2017
  • ISBN : 0571333702
  • Pages : 368 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 3 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Hitchcock written by Francois Truffaut which was release on 31 January 2017, this book published by Faber & Faber. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Based on the famous series of dialogues between Francois Truffaut and Alfred Hitchcock from the 1960s, the book moves chronologically through Hitchcock's films to discuss his career, techniques, and effects he achieved. It changed the way Hitchcock was perceived, as a popular director of suspense films - such as Psycho and The Birds - and revealed to moviegoers and critics, the depth of Hitchcock's perception and his mastery of the art form. As a result of the changed perceptions about Hitchcock, his masterpiece, Vertigo, hit the No 1 slot in Sight & Sound's recent poll of film-makers and critics, displacing Citizen Kane as the Best Film of all time.

Hitchcock

Hitchcock
  • Author : Francois Truffaut
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release Date : 2017-01-31
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : Based on the famous series of dialogues between Francois Truffaut and Alfred Hitchcock from the 1960s, the book moves chronologically through Hitchcock's films to discuss his career, techniques, and effects he achieved. It changed the way Hitchcock was perceived, as a popular director of suspense films - such as Psycho ...

Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock
  • Author : Patrick McGilligan
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2010-10-19
  • Total pages : 864
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : Alfred Hitchcock: A Life in Darkness and Light is the definitive biography of the Master of Suspense and the most widely recognized film director of all time. In a career that spanned six decades and produced more than 60 films – including The 39 Steps, Vertigo, Psycho, and The Birds – Alfred Hitchcock set ...

Who Was Alfred Hitchcock

Who Was Alfred Hitchcock
  • Author : Pam Pollack,Meg Belviso,Who HQ
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-12-04
  • Total pages : 112
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : Known as one of the most influential filmmakers of all time, Alfred Hitchcock’s unique vision in movies like Psycho and The Birds sent shivers down our spines and shockwaves through the film industry. His innovative camera techniques have been studied for decades and his gift for storytelling cemented his ...

Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock
  • Author : Nicholas Haeffner
  • Publisher : Pearson Education
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 125
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : Haeffner is less interested in the concept of the Freudian subconscious or in the torment said to lurk deep inside Hitchcock. Instead, he examines the force that has been called Hitchcock's genius in the light of his social & economic situation, providing a novel reading of his cinematic work....

The Art of Alfred Hitchcock

The Art of Alfred Hitchcock
  • Author : Donald Spoto
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2010-08-18
  • Total pages : 496
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : 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 ...

Hitchcock s British Films

Hitchcock s British Films
  • Author : Maurice Yacowar
  • Publisher : Wayne State University Press
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 263
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : A reissued classic that examines the structure and themes of each of Hitchcock's British feature films....

Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock
  • Author : Peter Ackroyd
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2016-10-25
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : Alfred Hitchcock rigorously controlled his public image, drawing certain carefully selected childhood anecdotes into full focus and blurring out all others. In this gripping short biography, Peter Ackroyd wrests the director’s chair back from the master of control to reveal a lugubriously jolly man fond of practical jokes, who ...

The Making of Hitchcock s The Birds

The Making of Hitchcock s The Birds
  • Author : Moral Tony Lee
  • Publisher : Oldcastle Books
  • Release Date : 2013-03-26
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : In his most innovative and technically challenging film, The Birds, Alfred Hitchcock follows the success of Psycho with a modernist, avant garde horror-thriller, which has spawned many imitators and triggered the cycle for disaster and man versus nature films. Now to mark The Birds' 50th anniversary in 2013 and the digitally ...

Hitchcock s Objects as Subjects

Hitchcock  s Objects as Subjects
  • Author : Marc Raymond Strauss
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2015-12-08
  • Total pages : 204
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : Alfred Hitchcock's imperative was to charge the screen with emotion. Subject matter and acting were, for him, subordinate to "all of the technical aspects that made the audience scream." Focusing on onscreen objects in Hitchcock's films, this study examines staircases, eyeglasses, lamps, doors, candles, cigarettes, buildings, monuments, statues and dozens ...

Hitchcock s Cryptonymies

Hitchcock s Cryptonymies
  • Author : Tom Cohen
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release Date : 2005-01-01
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : This second volume presents the director's work as a radical collage of images and absences, letters and numbers, citations and sounds that together mark Hitchcock as a knowing figure who was entirely aware of this - and cinema's place at the dawn of a global media culture, as well as ...

The Twelve Lives of Alfred Hitchcock An Anatomy of the Master of Suspense

The Twelve Lives of Alfred Hitchcock  An Anatomy of the Master of Suspense
  • Author : Edward White
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2021-04-13
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : A fresh, innovative biography of the twentieth century’s most iconic filmmaker. In The Twelve Lives of Alfred Hitchcock, Edward White explores the Hitchcock phenomenon—what defines it, how it was invented, what it reveals about the man at its core, and how its legacy continues to shape our cultural ...

Hitchcock s Ear

Hitchcock s Ear
  • Author : David Schroeder
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2012-03-22
  • Total pages : 263
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : The author focuses on the way that music has infiltrated Hitchcock’s thinking as a director, from his earliest silent films to his last works....

Hitchcock s Motifs

Hitchcock s Motifs
  • Author : Michael Walker
  • Publisher : Amsterdam University Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 490
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : Among the abundant Alfred Hitchcock literature, Hitchcock's Motifs has found a fresh angle. Starting from recurring objects, settings, character-types and events, Michael Walker tracks some forty motifs, themes and clusters across the whole of Hitchcock's oeuvre, including not only all his 52 extant feature films but also representative episodes from his ...

Hitchcock s Moral Gaze

Hitchcock s Moral Gaze
  • Author : R. Barton Palmer,Homer B. Pettey ,Steven M. Sanders
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-27
  • Total pages : 342
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : Offers new and compelling perspectives on the deeply moral nature of Hitchcock’s films. In his essays and interviews, Alfred Hitchcock was guarded about substantive matters of morality, preferring instead to focus on discussions of technique. That has not, however, discouraged scholars and critics from trying to work out what ...

Alfred Hitchcock s Silent Films

Alfred Hitchcock s Silent Films
  • Author : Marc Raymond Strauss
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2015-01-24
  • Total pages : 223
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : Alfred Hitchcock called the silent "the purest form of cinema," and the ten silent films he directed between 1925 and 1929 reveal the young director's mature artistry. Hitchcock's silents have often been characterized as the work of a talented amateur, a young director practicing his craft during a pre-sound era of antiquated ...