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Alfred Hitchcock : a life in darkness and light

Author: Patrick McGilligan
Publisher: New York : Regan Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A portrait of the filmmaker traces his career and numerous works, noting his role in the establishment of industry standards and the characteristics most associated with his persona, while offering insight into his private, professional, and family life.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Alfred Hitchcock; Alfred Hitchcock; Alfred Hitchcock; Alfred Hitchcock
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick McGilligan
ISBN: 006039322X 9780060393229 0060988274 9780060988272
OCLC Number: 52039585
Awards: Short-listed for Edgar Allan Poe Awards (Critical/Biographical) 2004
Description: x, 850 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. London : the enjoyment of fear --
pt. 2. The height of Hitchcockery --
pt. 3. Hollywood : fear and desire --
pt. 4. The transatlantic dream --
pt. 5. Paramount : the glory years --
pt. 6. Citizen of the world.
Responsibility: Patrick McGilligan.
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A portrait of the filmmaker traces his career and numerous works, noting his role in the establishment of industry standards and the characteristics most associated with his persona, while offering insight into his private, professional, and family life.

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