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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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....

Hitchcock

Hitchcock
  • Author : Robert E. Kapsis
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Total pages : 313
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : From the beginning of his career, Alfred Hitchcock wanted to be considered an artist. Although his thrillers were immensely popular, and Hitchcock himself courted reviewers, he was, for many years, regarded as no more than a master craftsman. By the 1960s, though, critics began calling him an artist of unique ...

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 Nonetheless

Hitchcock Nonetheless
  • Author : Marc Raymond Strauss
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2006-11-01
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : Alfred Hitchcock made many great films, but he also made many that critics and audiences largely dismissed. These least celebrated films, despite their admitted flaws and relative obscurity, offer much to reward the open-minded viewer. This critical study examines and reappraises fifteen such films generally overlooked by scholars and Hitchcock ...

Framing Hitchcock

Framing Hitchcock
  • Author : Christopher Brookhouse,Richard Allen,John A. Bertolini,Sabrina Barton,Christopher Morris,Lesley Brill,Joseph Garncarz,Joan Hawkins,Frank M. Meola,Charles L. P. Silet,Thomas Hemmeter,David Sterritt,Thomas Leitch,Leland Poague,James Naremore,James M. Vest,Sarah Street
  • Publisher : Wayne State University Press
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 418
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : An engaging look at Alfred Hitchcock's work from all angles, culled from an authoritative source of Hitchcock film commentary....

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 ...

Hitchcock s Romantic Irony

Hitchcock s Romantic Irony
  • Author : Richard Allen
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 295
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : Is Hitchcock a superficial, though brilliant, entertainer or a moralist? Do his films celebrate the ideal of romantic love or subvert it? In a new interpretation of the director's work, Richard Allen argues that Hitchcock orchestrates the narrative and stylistic idioms of popular cinema to at once celebrate and subvert ...

Hitchcock s Films Revisited

Hitchcock s Films Revisited
  • Author : Robin Wood
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 413
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : 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 ...

Scripted Words of Alfred Hitchcock

Scripted Words of Alfred Hitchcock
  • Author : Sreechinth C
  • Publisher : UB Tech
  • Release Date : 2021-08-03
  • Total pages : 44
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : ‘The Master of Suspense’, Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock was one of the greatest directors in the in the history of film industry. In a career that crossed six decades, there are more than fifty films in his accord making him the most influential film maker ever. This skilled artist is ...

The Philosophical Hitchcock

The Philosophical Hitchcock
  • Author : Robert B. Pippin
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2017-12-21
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : On the surface, The Philosophical Hitchcock: Vertigo and the Anxieties of Unknowingness, is a close reading of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1958 masterpiece Vertigo. This, however, is a book by Robert B. Pippin, one of our most penetrating and creative philosophers, and so it is also much more. Even as he provides ...

Writing with Hitchcock

Writing with Hitchcock
  • Author : Steven DeRosa
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011-02-08
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : In spring 1953, the great director Alfred Hitchcock made the pivotal decision to take a chance and work with a young writer, John Michael Hayes. The four films Hitchcock made with Hayes over the next several years-Rear Window, To Catch a Thief, The Trouble with Harry, and The Man Who Knew ...

Hitchcock s America

Hitchcock s America
  • Author : Jonathan Freedman,Richard Millington
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1999-02-25
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 0571333702
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Summary : Alfred Hitchcock's American films are not only among the most admired works in world cinema, they also offer some of our most acute responses to the changing shape of American society in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s. The authors of this anthology show how famous films such as Strangers on ...