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It's only a movie : Alfred Hitchcock, a personal biography

Author: Charlotte Chandler
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In his films, Alfred Hitchcock found the perfect expression for his fantasies, and he shared those fantasies with the world in such classics as The 39 Steps, The Lady Vanishes, Rebecca, Shadow of a Doubt, Notorious, Strangers on a Train, Rear Window, The Man Who Knew Too Much, To Catch a Thief, North by Northwest, Vertigo, Psycho, and The Birds. In It's Only a Movie, Charlotte Chandler draws from her extensive
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alfred Hitchcock; Charlotte Chandler; Alfred Hitchcock
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Chandler
ISBN: 0743245083 9780743245081
OCLC Number: 56032746
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 349 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The early years : Hitch ; Hitch and Alma --
The British films : Cub director : The pleasure garden to The lodger ; Great British hope : Downhill to Waltzes from Vienna ; British star : The man who knew too much to Jamaica Inn --
Hollywood : The Selznick years : Rebecca to The Paradine case ; Transatlantic interlude : Rope to Stage fright --
The golden years : Strangers on a train to Psycho ; The Universal-Internaional years : The birds to Family plot --
The last years : The short night to The end.
Other Titles: Alfred Hitchcock, a personal biography
It is only a movie
Responsibility: Charlotte Chandler.
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A portrait based on interviews with the landmark movie icon, his family members, and his contemporaries profiles him as a devoted family man, notorious practical joker, and an Englishman whose  Read more...

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""It's Only a Movie" is not only a book, but a vivid experience, a real page-turner. Through Charlotte Chandler's books, we've come to know Groucho Marx, Federico Fellini, and Billy Wilder -- and now Read more...

 
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