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Hitchcock as activist politics and the war films by Sam P. Simone

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Published by UMI Research Press in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


  • Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Motion pictures and the war.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Sam P. Simone.
SeriesStudies in cinema ;
LC ClassificationsPN1998.A3 H558 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 203 p. :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3020877M
ISBN 100835716546
LC Control Number85001035

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Before there was François Truffaut, with his gargantuan series of interviews with Alfred Hitchcock that became a book, there was Peter Bogdanovich, who, in his early twenties—fifty years ago Tippi Hedren has so much more to show for her life than just two Alfred Hitchcock films. Yes, starring in The Birds () and Marnie () definitely were all, those movies are The main reason to read the book is to find out about her time with Hitchcock, and while she does dish some dirt about the director there's not enough detail of what exactly happened on his films. She paints him as an ugly (a word she uses) creep who couldn't keep h Tippi is a crazy cat lady--and this book is all about her insane ://   Bazin will review it enthusiastically. For now, he cites approvingly a article by François Truffaut, who has traced the theme of identity transfer running through the Hitchcock oeuvre. The Rohmer-Chabrol book will also make much of Hitchcock’s Catholicism. Bazin still resists such attempts to make Hitch more like Graham ://

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