Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho

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Open Road Media, 16 jun. 2010 - 224 pagina's

A “meticulous history” of the classic suspense film based on exclusive interviews with the director, writers, cast, and crew (The New York Times Book Review).

First released in June 1960, Psycho altered the landscape of horror films forever. But just as compelling as the movie itself is the story behind it, which has been adapted as a movie starring Anthony Hopkins as Hitchcock, Helen Mirren as his wife Alma Reville, and Scarlett Johansson as Janet Leigh.†Stephen Rebello brings to life the creation of one of Hollywood’s most iconic films, from the story of Wisconsin murderer Ed Gein, the real-life inspiration for the character of Norman Bates, to Hitchcock’s groundbreaking achievements in cinematography, sound, editing, and promotion. Packed with captivating insights from the film’s stars, writers, and crewmembers, Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho is a riveting and definitive history of a signature Hitchcock cinematic masterpiece.†
 

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Interesting story, told in the worst possible way. It's obvious Mr. Rebello researched his material carefully and thoroughly. But reading his book is like listening to a guy on an adjacent bar stool on a talking jag. Volledige review lezen

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ALFRED HITCHCOCK and the making of PSYCHO is an extremely interesting account of the machinations behind the genius of the man who created the movie Psycho. The story is informative and tells us those ... Volledige review lezen

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The Awful Truth
The Novel
The Director
The Deal
The Screenplays
Preproduction
Shooting
Copyright

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Stephen Rebello†is a screenwriter, journalist, and the author of such books as†Reel Art: Great†Posters from the Golden Age of the Silver Screen, which was honored by the Academy of†Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1999. Based in Los Angeles, he has contributed feature†stories to such magazines as†Cosmopolitan,†GQ,†More, and†The Advocate, and currently†serves as a†Playboy†contributing editor. Stephen Rebello adapted for the screen†Alfred†Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho†as the basis of†Hitchcock, the Fox Searchlight dramatic†feature motion picture†starring Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Biel,†Toni Collette, James D’Arcy, Danny Huston, Ralph Macchio, and Michael Wincott.

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