Hitchcock and the Methods of Suspense
McFarland, 2007 - 351 pagine
Alfred Hitchcock had a gift for turning the familiar into the unfamiliar, the mundane into the unexpected. A director known for planning the entire movie before the first day of filming began-a storyboard approach he shared with only one other director, Walt Disney-he was renowned for his relaxed directing style, resulting in an excellent rapport with his actors. Decades later, Hitchcock's films stand as sterling examples of innovative technique, infused with meaning that only repeated viewing can reveal. This work examines themes, techniques, and the filmmaking process in 15 of Hitchcock's best known films: The 39 Steps, Rebecca, Shadow of a Doubt, Spellbound, Notorious, Rope, Strangers on a Train, Rear Window, The Man Who Knew Too Much, Vertigo, North by Northwest, Psycho, The Birds, Frenzy and Family Plot. It explores the auteur's treatments of psychoanalysis, voyeurism, and collective fears during the Cold War. Also presented are key stories behind several Hitchcock classics, such as the director's stormy relationships with Raymond Chandler and David O. Selznick that resulted in synergetic success for some of his most successful films. The book includes numerous photographs and an extensive bibliography.
9 pagine corrispondenti a minutes in questo libro
Risultati 1-3 di 9
Cosa dicono le persone - Scrivi una recensione
Nessuna recensione trovata nei soliti posti.
Foreword by Robert Kendall
Tranquility in the Midst of War
8 sezioni non visualizzate
Altre edizioni - Visualizza tutto
39 Steps actor actress Alfred Hitchcock Alicia American Annakin Anthony Perkins Antony appears audience beautiful become Bergman Birds Blaney blonde Bodega Bay British camera career Cary Grant cast character cinema cock Cotten creative Danvers David death director Donald Spoto dramatic element explained Family Plot famous Ferguson film's filmmaker Fontaine Gavin Elster Grace Kelly Gregory Peck Haines Hannay Hayes Hecht Hitch Hollywood Ingrid Bergman James Stewart Janet Leigh Jefferies John John Michael Hayes kill killer Kim Novak later Lehman Lisa London MacGuffin Madeleine Elster Marion Crane Melanie Miss Torso Mitch Mogg movie murder mystery Norman Bates North by Northwest novel Oscar Peck performers Perkins played police producer Psycho psychoanalysis psychological Rear Window Rebecca release revealed Robert role romantic Romm scene screen script seeking Selznick sequence Shadow shot Spellbound star story studio success suspense television Tippi Hedren ultimately Uncle Charlie Vertigo victim viewers wife woman young