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The Art of Alfred Hitchcock

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The Art of Alfred Hitchcock

Fifty Years of His Motion Pictures

By Donald Spoto

Anchor Books, Paperback, 9780385418133, 496pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 1991

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Description
This definitive illustrated survey of all of Alfred Hitchcock's films is a book no movie buff or Hitchcock fan can afford to be without.

The monumental scope of Alfred Hitchcock's work remains unsurpassed by any other movie director, past or present. So many of his movies have achieved classic status that even a partial list Psycho, The Birds, Rear Window, Vertigo, Spellbound brings a flood of memories. In this essential text, reissued on the occasion of Hitchcock's centennial, internationally renowned Hitchcock authority Donald Spoto describes and analyzes every movie made by this master filmmaker. Illustrated throughout with shots from each film, The Art of Alfred Hitchcockalso includes a storyboard section, a complete filmography, and A Hitchcock Album (sixteen pages of photos) as an added celebration of his life.


About the Author
Donald Spoto is the author of twenty-nine books, including bestselling biographies of Alfred Hitchcock, Tennessee Williams, Laurence Olivier, Marlene Dietrich, Ingrid Bergman, and Audrey Hepburn. Spoto earned his Ph.D. from Fordham University and currently lives in Denmark.


Praise For The Art of Alfred Hitchcock

"Combines thoughtful and engaging analysis and wit and scholarship."--Chicago Sun-Times

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