9780810881396

A Year of Hitchcock: 52 Weeks With the Master of Suspense

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    9780810881396

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    081088139X

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-10-16
  • Publisher: Natl Book Network
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Summary

Alfred Hitchcock's career spanned more than five decades, during which he directed over fifty films, many of them indisputable classics: The 39 Steps Rebecca, Notorious, Stagers on a Train,-Rear Window, Vertigo, North by Northwest, and Psycho, among others. During the height of his commercial and creative output in the 1950s he produced an anthology television series that lasted ten years. As host of the program and a cameo fixture in his movies, Hitchcock became the most visible and well-known film director in the world.

Author Biography

Jim McDevitt is a freelance writer who has written numerous articles and stories for a variety of paper and Internet publications. Eric San Juan is an editor for a family of seven weekly newspapers in New Jersey. He is the author of Stuff Every Husband Should Know and a contributing author on Geek Wisdom: The Sacred Teachings of Nerd Culture.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
The Lodger (1927)p. 1
The Ring (1927)p. 7
Easy Virtue (1928)p. 12
Champagne (1928)p. 18
The Farmer's Wife (1928)p. 22
The Manxman (1929)p. 27
Blackmail (1929)p. 32
Juno and the Paycock (1930)p. 38
Murder! (1930)p. 42
The Skin Game (1931)p. 49
Rich and Strange (1931)p. 55
Number Seventeen (1932)p. 61
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934)p. 67
The 39 Steps (1935)p. 75
Secret Agent (1936)p. 83
Sabotage (1936)p. 89
Young and Innocent (1937)p. 96
The Lady Vanishes (1938)p. 103
Jamaica Inn (1939)p. 111
Rebecca (1940)p. 116
Foreign Correspondent (1940)p. 125
Mr. &Mrs. Smith (1941)p. 133
Suspicion (1941)p. 139
Saboteur (1942)p. 146
Shadow of a Doubt (1943)p. 152
Lifeboat (1944)p. 161
Bon Voyage (1944) and Aventure malgache (1944)p. 168
Spellbound (1945)p. 172
Notorious (1946)p. 178
The Paradine Case (1947)p. 186
Rope (1948)p. 191
Under Capricorn (1949)p. 198
Stage Fright (1950)p. 204
Strangers on a Train (1951)p. 211
I Confess (1953)p. 219
Dial M for Murder (1954)p. 225
Rear Window (1954)p. 232
To Catch a Thief "(1955)p. 241
The Trouble with Harry (1955)p. 247
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955-1957)p. 253
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)p. 263
The Wrong Man (1956)p. 270
Vertigo (1958)p. 277
North by Northwest (1959)p. 287
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1958-1961)p. 298
Psycho (1960)p. 308
The Birds (1963)p. 319
Mamie (1964)p. 329
Torn Curtain (1966)p. 337
Topaz (1969)p. 342
Frenzy (1972)p. 348
Family Plot (1976)p. 356
Hitchcockian Themesp. 363
Filmographyp. 373
Notesp. 401
Selected Bibliographyp. 403
Indexp. 405
About the Authorsp. 413
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