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Hitch : Alfred the great

Author: Tim Kirby; BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A two-part examination of the life and works of Alfred Hitchcock, the master of suspense, whose career spanned over 60 years. This first program traces the early years of Hitchcock's life and career, looking at his upbringing, education, and rise as a director. Details his apprenticeship with Fritz Lang, his production of the first British "talkie," his move to Hollywood and his tumultuous collaboration with David  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Interviews
Named Person: Alfred Hitchcock; Alfred Hitchcock; Fritz Lang; David O Selznick; Alfred Hitchcock; Fritz Lang; David O Selznick
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Kirby; BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 55024200
Notes: Originally produced in 1999.
Description: 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Hitch : the genius of Alfred Hitchcock.
Genius of Alfred Hitchcock.
Alfred the great
Responsibility: BBC Worldwide ; produced by Tim Kirby.

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A two-part examination of the life and works of Alfred Hitchcock, the master of suspense, whose career spanned over 60 years. This first program traces the early years of Hitchcock's life and career, looking at his upbringing, education, and rise as a director. Details his apprenticeship with Fritz Lang, his production of the first British "talkie," his move to Hollywood and his tumultuous collaboration with David O. Selznick and the formation of his own short-lived studio. Features extensive film clips, interviews, commentary, and previously unavailable materials, including outtakes, filmed auditions, and Hitchcock's own home movies.

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