Alfred Hitchcock, A Life in Film

Alfred Hitchcock, A Life in Film

by Richard Schickel
     
 

Time magazine's legendary, award-winning film critic Richard Schickel sat down on numerous occasions with frighteningly talented movie director Alfred Hitchcock. Spoiler alert: He learned what made the man behind The Birds fly. Here, in this short-form book, is Hitchcock's story.  See more details below

Overview

Time magazine's legendary, award-winning film critic Richard Schickel sat down on numerous occasions with frighteningly talented movie director Alfred Hitchcock. Spoiler alert: He learned what made the man behind The Birds fly. Here, in this short-form book, is Hitchcock's story.

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"Mr. Schickel knows how to use his prodigious knowledge of cinematic history to create portraits of film artists that illuminate their individual talents while at the same time situating them within a social and aesthetic context."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013466586
Publisher:
New Word City, Inc.
Publication date:
02/21/2013
Series:
Movie Greats , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
658,813
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Richard Schickel is a film historian, filmmaker, and film critic. He is the author of thirty-seven books and the director-writer-producer of dozens of films and television documentaries, largely about film makers and movie history. Schickel began his career as a film critic at Life magazine in 1965 and served in a similar capacity at Time until 2009. He has held a Guggenheim fellowship, was awarded an honorary degree from the American Film Institute and the British Film Institute Book Prize, as well as the William K. Everson Award from the National Board of Review and the Telluride Film Festival’s Silver Medal, both for his service to the film industry.

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