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Alfred Hitchcock's America (America Through the Lens) by Murray Pomerance

By Murray Pomerance

With a pointy eye for social element and the pressures of sophistication inequality, Alfred Hitchcock dropped at the yankee scene a perspicacity and analytical shrewdness extraordinary in American cinema.

Murray Pomerance works from a foundation in cultural research and a close wisdom of Alfred Hitchcock's motion pictures and construction options to discover how the USA of the Forties, Fifties, and Nineteen Sixties is published and significantly commented upon in Hitchcock's paintings. Alfred Hitchcock's America is filled with wonderful info that convey new gentle to Hitchcock's procedure and works. the yankee "spirit of place," is visible right here in mild of the massive American character, American values in a client age, social category and American social shape, and the attribute American marriage. The book’s research levels throughout a wide range of movies from Rebecca to Family Plot, and examines intensive the site sequences, characterological forms, and intricate social expectancies that riddled American society whereas Hitchcock thrived there.

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