Alfred Hitchcock All the Films

Alfred Hitchcock All the Films: The Story Behind Every Movie, Episode, and Short

Hardback Published on: 31/10/2024
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Synopsis

Organized chronologically and covering every short film, television episode, and classic film that the "Master of Suspense" directed over the course of his illustrious, 60-year career, Alfred Hitchcock All the Films draws upon years of research to tell the behind the scenes stories of how each project was conceived, cast, and produced, down to the creation of the costumes, the search for perfect locations, and of course, the direction of some of cinema's most memorable scenes.

Spanning more than six decades, and including stories of work with longtime collaborators like costume designer Edith Head, title designer Saul Bass, and composer Bernard Herrmann, this book details the creative processes that resulted in numerous classic films like Vertigo,The Birds,Psycho, Rear Window, North By Northwest,andTo Catch a Thief (to name a few).

The director's classic TV series are also covered extensively along with original release dates, lesser-known short films, box office totals, surreptitious casting details, and other insider scoops that will keep fans and students alike turning pages. Featuring hundreds of vivid photographs that celebrate one of cinema's most iconic artists, Alfred Hitchcock All the Films is a visual feast that's perfect for the movie fan in your life.

  • Publisher: Running Press,U.S.
  • ISBN: 9780762488681
  • Number of pages: 648
  • Dimensions: 270 x 210 mm

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