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Alfred Hitchcock

Film Director (13-Aug-1899 — 29-Apr-1980)


Dan Auiler. Vertigo: The Making of a Hitchcock Classic. New York: St. Martins Press. 1998. 220pp.

Charlotte Chandler. It's Only a Movie: Alfred Hitchcock: A Personal Biography. London: Simon & Schuster. 2005. 349pp.

Robert E. Kapsis. Hitchcock: The Making of a Reputation. University of Chicago Press. 1992.

Leonard J. Leff. Hitchcock and Selznick: The Rich and Strange Collaboration of Alfred Hitchcock and David O. Selznick in Hollywood. New York: Weidenfeld and Nicholson. 1987.

Patrick McGilligan. Alfred Hitchcock: A Life in Darkness and Light. HarperCollins. 2004. 864pp.

Theodore Price. Hitchcock and Homosexuality: His 50-year Obsession with Jack the Ripper and the Superbitch Prostitute: A Psychoanalytic View. Scarecrow Press. 1992. 416pp.

Stephen Rebello. Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho. New York: Dembner Books. 1990.

Richard Schickel (editor). The Men Who Made the Movies: Interviews with Frank Capra, George Cukor, Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, Vincente Minnelli, King Vidor, Raoul Walsh, and William A. Wellman. New York: Atheneum. 1975. 308pp.

Donald Spoto. The Dark Side of Genius: The Life of Alfred Hitchcock. Boston, MA: Little, Brown. 1983.

John Russell Taylor. Hitch: The Life and Times of Alfred Hitchcock. New York: Pantheon Books. 1978.

Robin Wood. Hitchcock's Films. London: Zwemmer. 1965. 193pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.652)

  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.330)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.313)

  9. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.248)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.714)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.491)

  12. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.270)

  13. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.153)

  14. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.258)

  15. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.198)

  16. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.401-02)

  17. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.475)

  18. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.372-76)

  19. The St. James Encyclopedia of Film Directors (pp.218-23)

  20. Les Brown's Encyclopedia of Television (p.261)

  21. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.236)

  22. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.238)

  23. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, pp.414-16)

  24. The New York Times Encyclopedia of Television (p.195)

  25. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.342)

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