The ""Psycho"" File: A Comprehensive Guide to Hitchcock's Classic Shocker (Paperback)Joseph W. Smith (author)
Paperback 226 Pages / Published: 30/10/2009
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This work presents an examination of the groundbreaking 1960 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, including the story's origins in real-life graverobber Ed Gein. The book presents material from the script and how it was adapted from Robert Bloch's novel; details of the film's production, particularly the shower scene and other technical difficulties; actors and the challenges of their roles; extended literary analysis of the film covering such devices as irony, symbol, theme, motif and foil; and, the film's effect on audiences. It features 16 photographs, notes, bibliography and index.
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
Number of pages: 226
Weight: 318 g
Dimensions: 224 x 150 x 18 mm
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