Multimedia Hitchcock DVD-Rom

Multimedia Hitchcock DVD-Rom

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This work is an interactive computer program developed for museums and non-profit film institutions in celebration of Alfred Hitchcock's centenary in 1999. CONMuch of the material gathered here can ordinarily be found only in special collections, such as the Department of Film and Video at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Hitchcok Collection in the Margaret Herrick Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hill, and the archives of the British Film Institution in London. Additional resources come from generous contributions of their work by renowned film scholars and popular critics. This program includes numerous clips from Hitchcock's films themselves, and from films and television shows that were influenced by the work of The Master, courtesy of major entertainment corporation in the United States, England, and France, and with gracious support and encouragement from Pat Hitchcok O'Connell and the Alfred Hitchcok Trust. This book designed to provide immediate, convenient and entertainment access to invaluable research material on the director, his films and his career should be of interests to movie fans, directors and film scholars alike.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253214270
  • 9780253214270

Table of contents

The Master of Suspense: a multimedia biographical profile of Alfred Hitchcock, with a multi-layered interactive links to Hitchcok family photos, biographical notes on collaborators and influences, definitions of film terminology, and much more. Gory details: synopses and credits for all of Hitchcock's films. Masterpieces: film clips from some of Hitchcock's most popular and important films, including The Lodger, the 39 Steps, Rebecca, Notorious, Rear Window, Vertigo, North by Northwest, Psycho, The Birds, and more. The Hitchcock legacy: excerpts from films and television shows that reveal the influence of Hitchcok and his work - including clips by some of the best, and some of the most controversial, directors working today, as well as affectionate tributes in the special parody section. The Master on film: clips or stills of Hitchcock's famous cameo appearances. The Mater's voice: "this is Alfred Hitchcock speaking..." audio clips of Hitchcok himself, discussing his films and career, linked to film clips of classic sequences from his films. In this book you can view excerpts from Hitchcock films while listening to the director's own commentary on the scenes, in audio clips from the original taped interviews upon which Francois Truffaut based his groundbreaking 1967 book Hitchcock. The Master's in print: dozens of articles, essays, and stories written by Hitchcock, plus interviews on his films, his techniques , and some personal details. Murder in your living room (where it belongs): clips from the hit television series, Alfred Hitchcock Presents/The Alfred Hitchcock Hour. Critical focus: special essays by noted Hitchcock scholars - some adapted exclusively for this program and not available anywhere else - on The Birds, Marnie, Notorious, Psycho, rear Window, and Vertigo. Plus hundreds of reviews from newspapers and magazines all over the USA and England. How to sell a Hitchcock: reproductions of the marketing manuals for Psycho and The Birds. A Hitchcock scrapbook: movie frame, publicity stills, family photographs, storyboards, production memos, and fan mail. Hitchcock and Co.: profiles of Hitchcock's favourite actors - such as Ingrid Bergman, Grace Kelly, James Stewart, Cary Grant, and others - key colleagues, and a special multimedia essay (with music) on Hitchcock's celebrated collaboration with composer Bernard Hermann.show more