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Hitchcock Poster Art
     

Hitchcock Poster Art

by Mark Wolff, Tony Nourmand
 

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Alfred Hitchcock's style was unmistakable, and his films more than ever are revered the world over. Any list of the greatest films of all time is sure to include titles like Psycho, Dial M for Murder, Vertigo, and North by Northwest.

In this lavishly produced book, Wolff and Nourmand have collected all the best promotional

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Alfred Hitchcock's style was unmistakable, and his films more than ever are revered the world over. Any list of the greatest films of all time is sure to include titles like Psycho, Dial M for Murder, Vertigo, and North by Northwest.

In this lavishly produced book, Wolff and Nourmand have collected all the best promotional art—including posters, lobby cards, and other promotional materials—of Hitchcock's entire career, including material so rare that the copy photographed for this book is the only one known to have survived. Among the treasures displayed: an American poster for Woman to Woman, the 1923 film for which Hitchcock wrote the screenplay and served as assistant director and art director; a poster for the first film he directed, The Pleasure Garden of 1925; andmaterial from classic films like Strangers on a Train and To Catch a Thief. Hitchcock Poster Art provides a fascinating look at the international scope of the master's influence and appeal.

"Alfred Hitchcock might be the master of stylized suspense on film, but his style wasn't just relegated to the screen. It's dripping all over the pages of Hitchcock Poster Art, an excellent collection of 279 American and foreign movie posters of the director's films." —The Plain Dealer (Cleveland)

"Henry Fonda's mug shot, Janet Leigh in her undies, Cary Grant running—they're all here in living color and many languages in the comprehensive Wolff collection of posters for Hitchcock movies."—Miami Herald

"A visual feast of movie posters and lobby cards, some previously unseen, spanning the director's career ...This fascinating look at movie promotion from the 1930s through the 1960s is indispensable for film collections."—Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585670925
Publisher:
Overlook Press, The
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 11.80(h) x 0.31(d)

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