By Paul Duncan

ISBN-10: 1903047005

ISBN-13: 9781903047002

Pocket necessities is a dynamic sequence of books which are concise, energetic, and simple to learn. choked with evidence in addition to professional reviews, every one booklet has all of the key info you must find out about such renowned themes as movie, tv, cult fiction, heritage, and extra. two decades after his death, Alfred Hitchcock remains to be a loved ones identify. He used to be either an excellent artist and dynamite on the field place of work. in addition to an introductory essay, each one of Hitchcock's movies is separately reviewed and analyzed during this booklet. additionally, the impact he has had at the is explained—virtually each mammoth motion motion picture of the prior 3 many years has been encouraged by way of his paintings. also there is a convenient multimedia reference advisor for extra Hitchcock info.

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It is the drummer in the band. Seeing the tramp and the police, the drummer becomes so nervous, he takes too many pills, drums badly, collapses and draws attention to himself, just at the moment when Robert, Erica and Will are leaving escorted by the police. Erica, again being helpful, brings the drummer back to consciousness and, when he starts twitching, they all realise he’s the murderer. At the same time, the band plays a song about the Drummer Man – the person Erica and Will are looking for – which includes the lyric “I’m right here”.

The Verdict: Tougher, faster and more interesting than the later remake, this was Hitchcock’s initial template for future thriller films. 3/5 The 39 Steps (1935) Cast: Robert Donat (Richard Hannay), Madeleine Carroll (Pamela), Lucie Mannheim (Annabella Smith), Godfrey Tearle (Professor Jordan), Peggy Ashcroft (Margaret), John Laurie (John), Helen Haye (Mrs Jordan), Wylie Watson (Mr Memory), Gus McNaughton (Commercial Traveller) Crew: Director Alfred Hitchcock, Adaptation Charles Bennett, Continuity Alma Reville, Dialogue Ian Hay, Novel John Buchan, Producers Michael Balcon & Ivor Montagu, Original Music Hubert Bath, Musical Director 47 Hitchcock 6/7/04 1:58 pm Page 48 PAU L D U N C A N Louis Levy, Cinematographer Bernard Knowles, Film Editing Derek N Twist Blonde Virgin: Madeleine Carroll.

2/5 Number Seventeen (1932) Cast: Leon M Lion (Ben), Anne Grey (The Girl), John Stuart (The Detective), Donald Calthrop (Brant), Barry Jones (Henry Doyle),Ann Casson (Rose Ackroyd), Henry Caine (Mr Ackroyd), Garry Marsh (Sheldrake) Crew: Director Alfred Hitchcock, Screenplay Rodney Ackland & Alfred Hitchcock & Alma Reville, Novel Joseph Jefferson Farjeon, Producer John Maxwell, Original Music A Hallis, Cinematographers Jack E Cox & Bryan Langley, Film Editing A C Hammond The MacGuffin: A jewelled necklace.

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