A Companion to Alfred Hitchcock (Wiley-Blackwell Companions by Thomas Leitch, Leland A. Poague

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The main accomplished quantity ever released on Alfred Hitchcock, overlaying his occupation and legacy in addition to the wider cultural and highbrow contexts of his work.<ul type="disc">* comprises thirty chapters by means of the major Hitchcock students* Covers his lengthy profession, from his earliest contributions to different directors’ silent motion pictures to his final uncompleted final movie* info the iconic legacy he left to filmmakers and audiences alike

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