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A year of Hitchcock : 52 weeks with the master of suspense

Author: Jim McDevitt; Eric San Juan
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2009.
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Alfred Hitchcock's career spanned more than five decades, during which he directed more than 50 films, many of them indisputable classics: Notorious, Strangers on a Train, Rear Window, Vertigo, North by Northwest, and Psycho, among others. In A Year of Hitchcock: 52 Weeks with the Master of Suspense, authors Jim McDevitt and Eric San Juan provide a comprehensive examination of Hitchcock's film-to-film development,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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McDevitt, Jim, 1974-
Year of Hitchcock.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008044923
(OCoLC)262737558
Named Person: Alfred Hitchcock; Alfred Hitchcock
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim McDevitt; Eric San Juan
ISBN: 9780810863897 0810863898
OCLC Number: 315480320
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 413 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The lodger (1927) --
The ring (1927) --
Easy virtue (1928) --
Champagne (1928) --
The farmer's wife (1928) --
The Manxman (1929) --
Blackmail (1929) --
Juno and the paycock (1930) --
Murder! (1930) --
The skin game (1931) --
Rich and strange (1931) --
Number seventeen (1932) --
The man who knew too much (1934) --
The 39 steps (1935) --
Secret agent (1936) --
Sabotage (1936) --
Young and innocent (1937) --
The lady vanishes (1938) --
Jamaica Inn (1939) --
Rebecca (1940) --
Foreign correspondent (1940) --
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941) --
Suspicion (1941) --
Saboteur (1942) --
Shadow of a doubt (1943) --
Lifeboat (1944) --
Bon voyage (1944) and Aventure malgache (1944) --
Spellbound (1945) --
Notorious (1946) --
The Paradine case (1947) --
Rope (1948) --
Under Capricorn (1949) --
Stage fright (1950) --
Strangers on a train (1951) --
I confess (1953) --
Dial M for murder (1954) --
Rear window (1954) --
To catch a thief (1955) --
The trouble with Harry (1955) --
Alfred Hitchcock presents (1955-1957) --
The man who knew too much (1956) --
The wrong man (1956) --
Vertigo (1958) --
North by northwest (1959) --
Alfred Hitchcock presents (1958-1961) --
Psycho (1960) --
The birds (1963) --
Marnie (1964) --
Torn curtain (1966) --
Topaz (1969) --
Frenzy (1972) --
Family plot (1976).
Other Titles: 52 weeks with the master of suspense
Fifty two weeks with the master of suspense
Responsibility: Jim McDevitt, Eric San Juan.

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This book analyzes 68 works directed by Hitchcock--including notable silents, all of his films from the early 1930s on, the two French propaganda shorts from WWII, and episodes of his television  Read more...

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