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The Alfred Hitchcock encyclopedia

Author: Stephen Whitty
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Film critic Stephen Whitty provides a detailed overview of the director's work. This reference volume features in-depth critical entries on each of his major films as well as biographical essays on his most frequent collaborators and discussions of significant themes in his work. For this book, Whitty draws on primary-source materials such as interviews he conducted with associates of the director—including  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Whitty, Stephen, 1959-
Alfred Hitchcock encyclopedia.
Lanham, Maryland ; London : Rowman & Littlefield, 2016
(DLC) 2016004225
Named Person: Alfred Hitchcock; Alfred Hitchcock; Alfred Hitchcock
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Whitty
ISBN: 9781442251595 144225159X
OCLC Number: 934746279
Description: xv, 531 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Stephen Whitty.

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"Film critic Stephen Whitty provides a detailed overview of the director's work. This reference volume features in-depth critical entries on each of his major films as well as biographical essays on his most frequent collaborators and discussions of significant themes in his work. For this book, Whitty draws on primary-source materials such as interviews he conducted with associates of the director—including screenwriter Jay Presson Allen (Marnie), actresses Eva Marie Saint (North by Northwest) and Kim Novak (Vertigo), actor Farley Granger (Strangers on a Train), actor and producer Norman Lloyd (Saboteur), and Hitchcock’s daughter Patricia (Stage Fright; Psycho)—among others."--

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