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Spellbound by beauty : Alfred Hitchcock and his leading ladies

Author: Donald Spoto
Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The third volume in a trilogy exploring the life and work of the legendary director examines Hitchcock's life in terms of his relationships with the actresses in his films, including Ingrid Bergman, Grace Kelly, Kim Novak, and Tippi Hedren, in a study of his films, rise to fame and power, artistic legacy, unconventional marriage, and obsessions.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alfred Hitchcock; Alfred Hitchcock
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Spoto
ISBN: 9780307351302 0307351300
OCLC Number: 192080518
Description: xxiii, 324 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Preface --1: Love in handcuffs (1920-1926) --
2: Of sound and sense (1926-1934) --
3: Mastery of mystery (1934-1935) --
4: Shaking the dust (1936-1938) --
5: Passport to Hollywood (1939-1940) --
6: Chilling elegance (1941-1942) --
7: From raw stuff to poetry (1943-1944) --
8: Desires and pulsations (1945-1946) --
9: Breaking and entering (1947-1948) --
10: Lure (1949-1950) --
11: Anne, and a year of grace (1951-1954) --
12: Women who knew too much (1954-1957) --
13: No one at the center (1958-1960) --
14: Obsession (1961-1962) --
15: End of art (1963-1964) --
Afterword: Leaden echo and the golden echo (1964-1980) --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Donald Spoto.
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The third volume in a trilogy exploring the life and work of the legendary director examines Hitchcock's life in terms of his relationships with the actresses in his films, including Ingrid Bergman, Grace Kelly, Kim Novak, and Tippi Hedren, in a study of his films, rise to fame and power, artistic legacy, unconventional marriage, and obsessions.

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