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Alfred Hitchcock's silent films

Author: Marc Strauss
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alfred Hitchcock called the silent ""the purest form of cinema, "" and the ten silent films he directed between 1925 and 1929 reveal the young director's mature artistry. Hitchcock's silents have often been characterized as the work of a talented amateur, a young director practicing his craft during a pre-sound era of antiquated instruments and poor film techniques--the director experimented with myriad points of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Strauss, Marc.
Alfred Hitchcock's silent films.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2004
(DLC) 2004020169
(OCoLC)56404881
Named Person: Alfred Hitchcock; Alfred Hitchcock; Alfred Hitchcock
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Strauss
ISBN: 9780786481927 0786481927
OCLC Number: 649990092
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 215 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The pleasure garden --
The mountain eagle --
The lodger : a story of the London fog --
Downhill --
Easy virtue --
The ring --
The farmer's wife --
Champagne --
The Manxman --
Blackmail (silent version).
Responsibility: Marc Raymond Strauss.

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Alfred Hitchcock called the silent ""the purest form of cinema,"" and the ten silent films he directed between 1925 and 1929 reveal the young director's mature artistry. This work discovers  Read more...

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