skip to content
The wrong house : the architecture of Alfred Hitchcock Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The wrong house : the architecture of Alfred Hitchcock

Author: Steven Jacobs
Publisher: Rotterdam : nai010 Publishers, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Architecture plays an important role In the films of Alfred Hitchcock. Steven Jacobs devotes lengthy discussion to a series of domestic buildings with the help of a number of reconstructed floor plans made specially for this book.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Named Person: Alfred Hitchcock; Alfred Hitchcock; Alfred Hitchcock
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Jacobs
ISBN: 9789462080966 9462080968
OCLC Number: 856579715
Notes: First edition 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.
Description: 342 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Second edition.
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 lodger) ; The old dark house: house number 17 (Number seventeen) ; Living behind the screen: Verloc House & Bijou Cinema (Sabotage) ; Bad dream house: Newton House (Shadow of a doubt) ; A comfortable little place: Wendice apartment (Dial M for murder) ; Kitchen sink claustrophobia: Balestrero House (The wrong man) ; Schizoid architecture: Bates house & Motel (Psycho) ; Living in a cage: Brenner House (The birds) ; Behind the jungle gym: Hayworth House (The birds) ; Childhood memories: Edgar House (Marnie) --
Country homes and mansions : Simple family life: Moat House (Easy virtue) ; Vitrivius Britannicus: Pengallan House (Jamaica Inn) ; Bluebeard's castle: Manderley (Rebecca) ; Design before the fact: Aysgarth House (Suspicion) ; Building above all suspicion: McLaidlaw House (Suspicion) ; Manhattan manners: Sutton House (Saboteur) ; Psycho-building: Green Manors (Spellbound) ; Nazi hominess: Sebastian House (Notorious) ; Unfathomable plans: Paradine House (The Paradine case) ; Bedroom of the picturesque: Hindley Hall (The Paradine case) ; Warm, cozy, and protective: Keane House (The Paradine case) ; Tropical classicism: Minyago Yugilla (Under Capricorn) ; The Oedipal bedroom: Anthony House (Strangers on a train) --
Modern hide-outs and look outs : Long-take architecture: Brandon-Phillip Penthouse (Rope) ; Architecture of the gaze: Jeffries apartment & courtyard (Rear window) ; The machine in the garden: Vandamm House (North by northwest) --
Appendix : Hitchcock's art directors.
Other Titles: Architecture of Alfred Hitchcock
Responsibility: Steven Jacobs.

Abstract:

Architecture plays an important role In the films of Alfred Hitchcock. Steven Jacobs devotes lengthy discussion to a series of domestic buildings with the help of a number of reconstructed floor plans made specially for this book.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/856579715> # The wrong house : the architecture of Alfred Hitchcock
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "856579715" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ne> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792874570#Place/rotterdam> ; # Rotterdam
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/813599> ; # Architecture in motion pictures
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/791.43657/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792874570#Person/hitchcock_alfred_1899_1980> ; # Alfred Hitchcock
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/NA2588> ;
   schema:alternateName "Architecture of Alfred Hitchcock" ;
   schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792874570#Person/jacobs_steven_1967> ; # Steven Jacobs
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:datePublished "2013" ;
   schema:description "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 lodger) ; The old dark house: house number 17 (Number seventeen) ; Living behind the screen: Verloc House & Bijou Cinema (Sabotage) ; Bad dream house: Newton House (Shadow of a doubt) ; A comfortable little place: Wendice apartment (Dial M for murder) ; Kitchen sink claustrophobia: Balestrero House (The wrong man) ; Schizoid architecture: Bates house & Motel (Psycho) ; Living in a cage: Brenner House (The birds) ; Behind the jungle gym: Hayworth House (The birds) ; Childhood memories: Edgar House (Marnie) -- Country homes and mansions : Simple family life: Moat House (Easy virtue) ; Vitrivius Britannicus: Pengallan House (Jamaica Inn) ; Bluebeard's castle: Manderley (Rebecca) ; Design before the fact: Aysgarth House (Suspicion) ; Building above all suspicion: McLaidlaw House (Suspicion) ; Manhattan manners: Sutton House (Saboteur) ; Psycho-building: Green Manors (Spellbound) ; Nazi hominess: Sebastian House (Notorious) ; Unfathomable plans: Paradine House (The Paradine case) ; Bedroom of the picturesque: Hindley Hall (The Paradine case) ; Warm, cozy, and protective: Keane House (The Paradine case) ; Tropical classicism: Minyago Yugilla (Under Capricorn) ; The Oedipal bedroom: Anthony House (Strangers on a train) -- Modern hide-outs and look outs : Long-take architecture: Brandon-Phillip Penthouse (Rope) ; Architecture of the gaze: Jeffries apartment & courtyard (Rear window) ; The machine in the garden: Vandamm House (North by northwest) -- Appendix : Hitchcock's art directors."@en ;
   schema:description "Architecture plays an important role In the films of Alfred Hitchcock. Steven Jacobs devotes lengthy discussion to a series of domestic buildings with the help of a number of reconstructed floor plans made specially for this book."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/792874570> ;
   schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
   schema:genre "Exhibition catalogs"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The wrong house : the architecture of Alfred Hitchcock"@en ;
   schema:productID "856579715" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/856579715#PublicationEvent/rotterdam_nai010_publishers_2013> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792874570#Agent/nai010_publishers> ; # nai010 Publishers
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789462080966> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/856579715> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792874570#Agent/nai010_publishers> # nai010 Publishers
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "nai010 Publishers" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792874570#Person/hitchcock_alfred_1899_1980> # Alfred Hitchcock
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1899" ;
   schema:deathDate "1980" ;
   schema:familyName "Hitchcock" ;
   schema:givenName "Alfred" ;
   schema:name "Alfred Hitchcock" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792874570#Person/jacobs_steven_1967> # Steven Jacobs
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1967" ;
   schema:familyName "Jacobs" ;
   schema:givenName "Steven" ;
   schema:name "Steven Jacobs" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/813599> # Architecture in motion pictures
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Architecture in motion pictures"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789462080966>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "9462080968" ;
   schema:isbn "9789462080966" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.