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Alfred Hitchcock

 
 
 
 
Alfred Hitchcock
Author: Nicholas Haeffner
ISBN 13: 9780582437388
ISBN 10: 582437385
Edition: 1
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2005-07-14
Format: Paperback
Pages: 136
List Price: $51.95
 
 

A comprehensive introduction to Alfred Hitchcock¿s major British and Hollywood films, which navigates the reader through the wealth of critical commentaries.

  • Locates the director¿s remarkable body of work within traditions of highbrow, middlebrow and lowbrow culture, and their appeal to different types of audience
  • The author explores Hitchcock¿s mastery of the technical means used to build and maintain suspense.
  • Examines a style which always featured, murder, espionage, deception, mistaken identities, chase sequences, wry touches of humor and occasional intrusion of the macabre in various combinations