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Anthony Asquith

Tom Ryall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064524
eISBN:
9781781703007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064524.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This is a comprehensive critical study of Anthony Asquith. The author sets the director's work in the context of British cinema from the silent period to the 1960s, and examines the artistic and ... More


The Video that Knew Too Much: Hitchcock, Contemporary Art and Post-Cinema

Steven Jacobs

in Framing Pictures: Film and the Visual Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640171
eISBN:
9780748670901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640171.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

While all previous chapters discuss art in film, the paragraphs dealing with the ‘cinematic’ in contemporary photography and video art invert this relation by focusing on film in art. This is also ... More


Introduction

Barbara Straumann

in Figurations of Exile in Hitchcock and Nabokov

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636464
eISBN:
9780748651894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636464.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introductory chapter compares Alfred Hitchcock and Vladimir Nabokov, the former a filmmaker and the latter a writer. The first section presents a cross-mapping of the two, which focuses on how ... More


The Castle of Impurity

Alex Ling

in Badiou and Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641130
eISBN:
9780748652631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641130.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter summarises the findings of the previous chapters into fifteen theses on impurification and cinema, listing the key characteristics of cinema as an art. It examines the disparate cinemas ... More


Figurations of Exile in Hitchcock and Nabokov

Barbara Straumann

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636464
eISBN:
9780748651894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636464.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This comparative study of Alfred Hitchcock and Vladimir Nabokov makes an important contribution to cultural analysis by opening up the work of two canonical authors to issues of exile and migration. ... More


The Death of the ‘Big Lie’ and the Emergence of Postmodern Incredulity in the Spy Cinema of the 1960s

Simon Willmetts

in In Secrecy's Shadow: The OSS and CIA in Hollywood Cinema 1941-1979

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748692996
eISBN:
9781474421935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692996.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the 1960s American spy cinema underwent a profound transformation: out went the austere state-sponsored narratives of the semi-documentary format that proclaimed their historical authenticity due ... More


The Triptych and the Screenplays

Walter Raubicheck and Walter Srebnick

in Scripting Hitchcock: Psycho, The Birds, and Marnie

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036484
eISBN:
9780252093517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036484.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter establishes three of Alfred Hitchcock's films—Psycho (1960), The Birds (1963), and Marnie (1964)—as the focal points of this study. At the same time the chapter explores his professional ... More


Guillermo del Toro’s Continuing Education: Adapting Hitchcock’s Moral and Visual Sensibilities to the World of Horror

Dona M. Kercher

in Latin Hitchcock: How Almodóvar, Amenábar, De la Iglesia, Del Toro and Campanella Became Notorious

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172097
eISBN:
9780231850735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172097.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Guillermo del Toro's writings, specific allusions to Hitchcock's films in his work, and their shared career patterns, speculating as to what extent Del Toro has gone beyond the ... More


Introduction

K. J. Donnelly and Steven Rawle

in Partners in Suspense: Critical Essays on Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Hitchcock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719095863
eISBN:
9781526121066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095863.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction examines the significance and history of Alfred Hitchcock’s partnership with Bernard Herrmann. It also demonstrates the enduring appeal and legacy of the partnership in cinema from ... More


Partners in Suspense: Critical Essays on Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Hitchcock

Steven Rawle and K. J. Donnelly (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719095863
eISBN:
9781526121066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095863.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

For a decade from 1955, Alfred Hitchcock worked almost exclusively with one composer: Bernard Herrmann. From The Trouble with Harry to the bitter spat surrounding Torn Curtain, the partnership gave ... More


Introduction

Dona M. Kercher

in Latin Hitchcock: How Almodóvar, Amenábar, De la Iglesia, Del Toro and Campanella Became Notorious

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172097
eISBN:
9780231850735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172097.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter discusses critical scholarship surrounding the works of director Alfred Hitchcock, as well as the international appeal that his films have generated. While Hitchcock enjoyed ... More


“Whatever Will Be, Will Be”: Gender Equality and the Music of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

Joshua Neumann

in Anxiety Muted: American Film Music in a Suburban Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199936151
eISBN:
9780190204662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936151.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The 1956 remake of The Man Who Knew Too Much, the only film Alfred Hitchcock ever revisited, elucidates what is perhaps a unique gesture of solidarity and sympathy with the social status of the ... More


Galleries of the Gaze: The Museum in Rossellini's Viaggio in Italia and Hitchcock's Vertigo

Steven Jacobs

in Framing Pictures: Film and the Visual Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640171
eISBN:
9780748670901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640171.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with the museum scenes in Rossellini's Viaggio in Italia and Hitchcock's Vertigo. Both scenes call up associations that museums often evoke in feature films. Famous tourist ... More


The running man: Hitchcock's fugitives and The Bourne Ultimatum

John Orr

in Romantics and Modernists in British Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640140
eISBN:
9780748671090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640140.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the central figure in Anthony Asquith's fugitive film A Cottage on Dartmoor: the ‘running man’ in talking pictures. Today we would find this fugitive figure in The Bourne ... More


Success in Spite of Itself: The Trouble with

Nathan Platte

in Making Music in Selznick's Hollywood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199371112
eISBN:
9780199371136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199371112.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Detailed production files about the musical score for Spellbound reveal an intense and fraught collaboration among music editor Audray Granville, director Alfred Hitchcock, composer Miklós Rózsa, ... More


Framing Pictures: Film and the Visual Arts

Steven Jacobs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640171
eISBN:
9780748670901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640171.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Through the feature films and documentaries of directors including Emmer, Erice, Godard, Hitchcock, Pasolini, Resnais, Rossellini and Storck, Jacobs examines the way films ‘animate’ artworks by means ... More


Scripting Hitchcock: Psycho, The Birds, and Marnie

Walter Raubicheck and Walter Srebnick

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036484
eISBN:
9780252093517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036484.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the collaborative process between Alfred Hitchcock and the screenwriters he hired to write the scripts for three of his greatest films: Psycho, The Birds, and Marnie. Drawing from ... More


Quiet Americans: The CIA and Hollywood in the Early Cold War

Simon Willmetts

in In Secrecy's Shadow: The OSS and CIA in Hollywood Cinema 1941-1979

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748692996
eISBN:
9781474421935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692996.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The CIA was established in 1947, but it did not appear in a Hollywood film until Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest in 1959. Why? This chapter explains Hollywood’s long silence on American foreign ... More


Point of view, consciousness and interaction

James Zborowski

in Classical Hollywood Cinema: Point of view and communication

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719083341
eISBN:
9781526104090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083341.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 1 critiques the conceptualisations of character consciousness and interaction offered by a range of existing accounts of filmic point of view. It argues that positing a too far-reaching ... More


Qui êtes-vous, Saul Bass?

Jan-Christopher Horak

in Saul Bass: Anatomy of Film Design

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813147185
eISBN:
9780813154787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147185.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Bass’s intervention into the Hollywood film production process through creative titling complicated notions of who is responsible for a filmic text: the director or a collective? This also affected ... More


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