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Hitchcock, Piece by PieceIn a career that spanned sixty years, Alfred Hitchcock made more than fifty feature-length films and hosted his own television series, transforming the thriller genre in the twentieth century. Author Laurent Bouzereau puts this incredible canon into perspective, examining the master’s life thematically:┬áhis archetypal anti-heroes; his complicated female characters; his charming villains; and something Bouzereau calls “the Hitchcock touch” — those elements of film that are, quite simply, Hitchc…

Hitchcock's Bible Names DictionaryHave you ever wondered what the names of the people of the Bible mean? Is it significant? Some scholars think so. With this simple dictionary you can find out for yourself what the name of almost any Biblical figure means. With that, perhaps you can find some hidden and revealing Truths tucked away in the scriptures. The Hitchcock’s Bible Names Dictionary was compiled from Hitchcock’s New and Complete Analysis of the Holy Bible (Circa 1869). For his work and subsequent works we owe, Roswell D….

HitchcockHave you ever wondered what the names of the people of the Bible mean? Is it significant? Some scholars think so. With this simple dictionary you can find out for yourself what the name of almost any Biblical figure means. With that, perhaps you can find some hidden and revealing Truths tucked away in the scriptures. The Hitchcock’s Bible Names Dictionary was compiled from Hitchcock’s New and Complete Analysis of the Holy Bible (Circa 1869). For his work and subsequent works we owe, Roswell D….

English HitchcockAlfred Hitchcock was one of the very few directors whose reputation often eclipsed that of his stars. Although he achieved his greatest success and fame in Hollywood, he was quintessentially British and the 23 films he made in Britain are very much more than apprentice work. The Lodger, Blackmail, The Man Who Knew Too Much, The 39 Steps, and The Lady Vanishes are films of enormous wit and sophistication O masterworks in their own right. Its entertaining and elegantly written text, supported by 2…

The Art of the English Murder: From Jack the Ripper and Sherlock Holmes to Agatha Christie and Alfred HitchcockMurder: a dark, shameful deed, the last resort of the desperate or a vile tool of the greedy – and a very strange, very English obsession. But where did this fixation develop? And what does it tell us about ourselves? In The Art of the English Murder, Lucy Worsley explores this phenomenon in forensic detail, revisiting notorious crimes like the Ratcliff Highway Murders, which caused a nationwide panic in the early 19th century, and the case of Frederick and Maria Manning, the suburban couple who…

An English-Hawaiian Dictionary with Various Useful TablesThis work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of A…

Footsteps in the Fog: Alfred Hitchcock's San FranciscoFootsteps in the Fog is a celebration of the San Francisco films of Alfred Hitchcock. The master director’s familiarity with Northern California greatly influenced his decision to use Bay Area locations in several of his landmark motion pictures, and more importantly was often the source of inspiration for many of these same cinema classics.Three of Hitchcock’s masterpieces were set in the San Francisco area: Shadow of a Doubt, Vertigo, and The Birds. In addition, Rebecca, Suspicion, Marnie, Top…

Alfred Hitchcock's Ghostly Gallery: Eleven Spooky Stories for Young PeopleA compilation of ghost and horror stories. The tales include “Miss Emmeline Takes Off” by Walter Brooks, “The Valley of the Beasts” by Algernon Blackwood, “The Haunted Trailer” by Robert Arthur, “The Upper Berth” by F. Marion Crawford, “The Wonderful Day” by Robert Arthur, “The Truth About Pyecraft” by H. G. Wells, “Housing Problem” by Henry Kuttner, “In a Dim Room” by Lord Dunsany, “Obstinate Uncle Otis” by Robert Arthur, “The Waxwork” by A. M. Burrage, and “The Isle of Voices” by Robert Louis …