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The wrong house : the architecture of Alfred Hitchcock

Author: Steven Jacobs
Publisher: Rotterdam : 010 Publishers, ©2007.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Exhibition catalogs
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Named Person: Alfred Hitchcock; Alfred Hitchcock; Alfred Hitchcock
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Jacobs
ISBN: 906450637X 9789064506376
OCLC Number: 175647408
Notes: "Published in conjunction with the exhibition The Wrong House, Suspense in Architecture: Alfred Hitchcock/PauHof (Wolfgang Pauzenberger & Michael Hofstätter), 20 September-25 November 2007 in deSingel International Arts Campus Antwerp."--Colophon.
Description: 342 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Space fright : The art director vanishes: Hitchcock and production design : Pure doorknob cinema: doors, windows, and stairs ; Family plots on single sets: cinematic confinement ; Torn curtains in rear windows: uncanny homes and gothic plots ; 2. The tourist who knew too much : City symphonies and cameos in the crowd: the suspense of urban modernity ; Montage of tourist attractions: Hitchcock's creative geography ; Sightseeing terror: metatourism and national monuments ; The trouble with museums: mausoleums of the gaze ; 3. Selected works: Hitchcock's domestic architecture : Houses : Under glass ceilings: Bunting House ; The old dark house: House number 17 ; Living behind the screen: Verloc House & Bijou Cinema ; Bad dream house: Newton House ; A comfortable little place: Wendice Apartment ; Kitchen sink claustrophobia: Balestrero House ; Schizoid architecture: Bates House & Motel ; Living in a cage: Brenner House ; Behind the jungle gym: Hayworth House ; Childhood memories: Edgar House --
Country homes and mansions : Simple family life: Moat House ; Vitrivius Britannicus: Pengallan House ; Bluebeard's castle: Manderley ; Design before the fact: Aysgarth House ; Building above all suspicion: McLaidlaw House ; Manhattan manners: Sutton House ; Psycho-building: Green Manors ; Nazi hominess: Sebastian House ; Unfathomable plans: Paradine House ; Bedroom of the picturesque: Hindley Hall ; Warm, cozy, and protective: Keane House ; Tropical classicism: Minyago Yugilla ; The Oedipal bedroom: Anthony House --
Modern hide-outs and look outs : Long-take architecture: Brandon-Phillip Penthouse ; Architecture of the gaze: Jeffries Apartment & Courtyard ; The machine in the garden: Vandamm House ; Appendix: Hitchcock's art directors.
Responsibility: Steven Jacobs.
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