The San Francisco Of Alfred Hitchcock S Vertigo

Author: Douglas A. Cunningham
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810881225
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This collection of essays examines the relationship that Vertigo enjoys with the histories and cultural imaginations of California and, more specifically, the San Francisco Bay Area.

Vertigo The Making Of A Hitchcock Classic

Author: Dan Auiler
Publisher: Dan Auiler
ISBN: 1311533176
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Interspersed throughout are sections of dialogue from the film, notes and memos from Hitchcock and an interview with the restoration team. This is a fittingly levelheaded history of a film whose dizzying complexity continues to fascinate.

Footsteps In The Fog

Author: Jeff Kraft
Publisher: Santa Monica PressLlc
ISBN: 9781891661273
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Over 400 historical and contemporary photos are featured in the book, including impromptu off-camera images and shots from the films themselves--many never before seen!

The Downward Spiral Repetition In Hitchcock S Vertigo

Author: T. Schlipfinger
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3656189889
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In this paper I am going to argue that the whole movie follows a spiral-like structure and through repetition of certain motifs Hitchcock is able to suck the viewer deeper and deeper into the story of Vertigo.

Jack London

Author: Jack London
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781453840504
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Discover a vanished San Francisco in these wonderful stories of Jack London. Selected as one of the 16 BOOKS TO READ IF YOU LOVE SAN FRANCISCO: "Most of us know San Francisco as a soft foggy charmfest of a city.

Psychometric Portraiture Of The Victorian Era

Author: E. Katharine Bates
Publisher: Weiser Books
ISBN: 1619400162
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This park is also home to the beautiful Palace of the Legion of Honor, one of the
oldest art museums in San Francisco. After an hour or so wandering in the foggy
air, exploring the cemetery's remains, I decided to warm up with a walk through
the museum. This brought to mind Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo—a suspenseful tale
set in San Francisco. Kim Novak's character Madeleine Elster/Judy Barton visits
the Legion of Honor to gaze upon a particular painting that has seemingly ...

Infinite City

Author: Rebecca Solnit
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520262492
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What makes a place? Rebecca Solnit reinvents the traditional atlas, searching for layers of meaning & connections of experience across San Francisco.

A Hitch At The Fairmont

Author: Jim Averbeck
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442494492
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And while the plot of Vertigo came from a French novel, D'entre les morts, and not
from Jack remaking Hitchcock in the image of his aunt, the director was known to
dress up as a woman for publicity stunts and possibly even for a secret cameo (in
North by Northwest). Vertigo is considered Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece and
was recently named the greatest film of all time by the British Film Institute. It is
also the intersection of my fascination with Hitchcock and with San Francisco

A Heart At Fire S Center

Author: Steven C. Smith
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520927230
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Richard Wagner, Notes to Tristan and Isolde Vertigo is Alfred Hitchcock's most
uncompromising film, and Bernard Herrmann's fullest realization of his favorite
dramatic themes: romantic obsession, isolation, and the ultimate release of death
. ... Hitchcock's free adaptation of the French novel (reset in a ghostly, poeticized
San Francisco) is complex, implausible, and spellbinding: retired from the police
force after an attack of acrophobia (or vertigo), Scottie Ferguson is hired by his
college ...