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By Thomas Leitch, Leland A. Poague

ISBN-10: 1405185384

ISBN-13: 9781405185387

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

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