Alfred Hitchcock: Architect of Anxiety 1899-1980
Taschen, 2011 - 192
"Mystery is mystifying; it is an intellectual thing. Suspense is an emotional thing." —Alfred Hitchcock Hitchcock's name is synonymous with suspense—that is to say, masterful, spine-tingling, thrilling, shocking, excruciating, eye-boggling suspense. With masterpieces such as Rebecca, Vertigo, Rear Window, and Psycho, Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980) fashioned an extremely original approach to filmmaking that is oft imitated though never equaled; his ability to enthrall and frighten with careful pacing, subtlety, and suggestiveness earned him a prestigious reputation which grows more powerful as time goes by. He is and will always remain the master of cinematic suspense. This book, which traces his life and career, from his earliest silent films to his last picture in 1976, also includes a special bonus that Hitch fans will especially enjoy: an illustrated and annotated list of each of his cameos.
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LibraryThing ReviewRecenzja użytkownika - wiegandf - LibraryThing
Hitchcock's name is synonymous with suspense - that is to say, masterful, spine-tingling, thrilling, shocking, excruciating, eye-boggling suspense. With masterpleces such as Rebecca, Vertigo, Rear ... Przeczytaj pełną recenzję
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A decent, basic introduction to Hitchcock's films, with plot and other key information (especially useful for the earlier less well known ones) and some limited analysis of his evolving techniques over his fifty years of filmmaking. 4/5 Przeczytaj pełną recenzję