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39 Steps to the Genius of Hitchcock 39 Steps to the Genius of Hitchcock

The first BFI Compendium features essays by 39 eminent critics, curators, historians and film-makers, including new writing from Charles Barr, Patrick McGilligan, Laura Mulvey, Camille Paglia, David Thomson and Guillermo del Toro.
The first BFI Compendium features essays by 39 eminent critics, curators, historians and film-makers, including new writing from Charles Barr, Patrick McGilligan, Laura Mulvey, Camille Paglia, David Thomson and Guillermo del Toro.
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From his humble beginnings as a greengrocer's son in East London, Alfred Hitchcock rose to become the most famous and celebrated film director the world has ever known, his name a byword for cinematic suspense, excitement and innovation. Comprising 39 lavishly illustrated new essays - many written by some of the world's foremost authorities on Hitchcock's films - '39 Steps to the Genius of Hitchcock' offers a complete portrait of the man the world came to know as the 'Master of Suspense', and a fuller understanding of just what we mean when we describe something as 'Hitchcockian'. The first BFI Compendium features essays by 39 eminent critics, curators, historians and film-makers, including new writing from Charles Barr, Patrick McGilligan, Laura Mulvey, Camille Paglia, David Thomson and Guillermo del Toro.

From his humble beginnings as a greengrocer's son in East London, Alfred Hitchcock rose to become the most famous and celebrated film director the world has ever known, his name a byword for cinematic suspense, excitement and innovation. Comprising 39 lavishly illustrated new essays - many written by some of the world's foremost authorities on Hitchcock's films - '39 Steps to the Genius of Hitchcock' offers a complete portrait of the man the world came to know as the 'Master of Suspense', and a fuller understanding of just what we mean when we describe something as 'Hitchcockian'. The first BFI Compendium features essays by 39 eminent critics, curators, historians and film-makers, including new writing from Charles Barr, Patrick McGilligan, Laura Mulvey, Camille Paglia, David Thomson and Guillermo del Toro.

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SKU 9781844575343
Editor(s) Bell, James
Format Paperback
Original publication date 25/06/2012
Number of pages 148

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