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The camera lies : acting for Hitchcock

Author: Dan Callahan
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alfred Hitchcock once famously remarked, "Actors are cattle." In The Camera Lies, Dan Callahan uncovers the sophisticated acting theory that lay beneath the director's notorious indifference towards his performers, spotlighting the great performances of deceit and duplicity he often coaxed from them.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Callahan, Dan, 1977-
The camera lies
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2020]
(DLC) 2019048685
Named Person: Alfred Hitchcock; Alfred Hitchcock
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Callahan
ISBN: 9780197515358 0197515355 9780197515341 0197515347 9780197515334 0197515339
OCLC Number: 1150874826
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 251 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Naughty boys and The pleasure garden --
The mountain eagle and The lodger --
Six more in silence : The ring, Downhill, The farmer's wife, Easy virtue, Champagne, The Manxman --
Blackmail --
Juno and the Paycock, Murder!, Mary, Elstree calling, The skin game --
Rich and strange, Number 17, Waltzes from Vienna --
The man who knew too much, The 39 steps, Secret agent, Sabotage --
Young and innocent, The lady vanishes, Jamaica Inn --
Rebecca, Foreign correspondent, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Suspicion --
Saboteur, Shadow of a doubt, Lifeboat, Spellbound --
Notorious, The Paradine case, Rope, Under capricorn, Stage fright --
Strangers on a train, I confess --
Dial M for murder, Rear window, To catch a thief, The trouble with Harry, The man who knew too much --
The wrong man, Vertigo, North by northwest, Psycho, The birds, Marnie --
Torn curtain, Topaz, Frenzy, Family plot, AFI award.
Responsibility: Dan Callahan.

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Dan Callahan's The Camera Lies reminds us that Hitchcock Studies are far from complete. With rigorous research, sharp critical analysis, and lively prose Callahan delivers a fresh turn on the Read more...

 
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