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Alfred Hitchcock Essays (Examples)

58 results for “Alfred Hitchcock”.


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4 Pages
Research Paper

Film

Alfred Hitchcock Is One of the Most

Words: 1341
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Alfred Hitchcock is one of the most well-known and respected names in British and American cinema. From his initial foray into cinema during the silent era and transitioning to…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Film

Alfred Hitchcock Is One of

Words: 2774
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This ties closely with Hitchcock's belief that "dialogue means nothing" in and of itself. He explains, "People don't always express their inner thoughts to one another, a conversation may…

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Film

Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho Patrick Mcgilligan

Words: 1217
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

According to Francois Truffaut, "Hitchcock is universally acknowledged to be the world's foremost technician, even his detractors willingly concede him this title," and other critics state, "Hitchcock is one…

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Sports - Women

Alfred Hitchcock and Women Alfred

Words: 1527
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Among these were women's inaccessibility to birth control and proper information about their own sexuality, the lack of knowledge about which caused many women to suffer health and social…

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1 Pages
Essay

Film

Alfred Hitchcock Directing Style in

Words: 338
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Essay

During the broadcasting of Psycho, Hitchcock asked for the doors to the cinema to be closed for those that wanted to enter. Psycho is a motion picture that had…

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1 Pages
Term Paper

Film

Alfred Hitchcock Was Born in London in

Words: 403
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

ALFRED HITCHCOCK was born in London in 1899, and came to America in 1940 to make his mark as a film director. He became one of the most renowned…

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10 Pages
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Film

Alfred Hitchcock Is Known as

Words: 3039
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Hitchcock even placed the camera behind the wheel of Scottie's car as he followed Madeleine around the city. In addition, Hitchcock uses the first-person technique to put the audience…

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2 Pages
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Film

Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window and Focuses on

Words: 811
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Alfred Hitchcock's Rear indow and focuses on one of the basic theme of the film, The act of Voyeurism. This paper through a viewer's point-of-view analyzes on how the…

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2 Pages
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Film

Alfred Hitchcock's Movie Psycho Does

Words: 634
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

However, in Psycho, the main character dies at the end of Act 1. Given that Psycho varies so significantly from Syd Field's classic three act paradigm, it is possible…

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5 Pages
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Literature

Alfred Hitchcock and Edgar Allan Poe

Words: 1892
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Edgar Allan Poe as seen through the lens of Hitchcock Several authors have explored the aesthetic relationship between Edgar Allan Poe and Alfred Hitchcock, particularly writers like Dennis Perry…

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Research Paper

Film

James Stewart in Alfred Hitchcock Movies

Words: 1710
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Alfred Hitchcock has cast several actors in a few of his films. James Stewart, a favorite of Hitchcock's has been in "Rope," "Rear indow," "The Man ho Knew Too…

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2 Pages
Essay

Film

Alfred Hitchcock Film Psycho Analysis

Words: 796
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

The “mother” of all other horror movies, Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho transformed the directorial, cinematographic, and narrative style of cinema (“Psycho - How Alfred Hitchcock Manipulates An Audience”). Especially in…

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3 Pages
Research Paper

Film

Visual Motifs That Alfred Hitchcock Puts Into

Words: 937
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

visual motifs that Alfred Hitchcock puts into service to tell a film's story cinematically. The focus of the essay will be to discuss such visual motifs as they are…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Film

Proposition Alfred Hitchcock Is a

Words: 550
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Otherwise, it is a bit abrupt that there is no mention of this film until the second half. Each paragraph is relevant to your proposition. Great choice to include…

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3 Pages
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Film

Rear Window Alfred Hitchcock's -

Words: 1285
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The woman, in this type of movie, becomes "isolated, glamorous, on display, sexualised" - which is how not only Miss Torso is presented in Rear Window, but also Lisa…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Mythology

Style of Hitchcock in His British Period

Words: 1713
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Alfred Hitchcock's fascination with psychology and the manipulation of the human mind greatly influenced early spy-thriller masterpieces. During his British sound film period, Hitchcock explored the effect of being…

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5 Pages
Thesis

Psychology

Psycho Alfred Hitchcok's Psycho Was Released in

Words: 1661
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Thesis

Psycho Alfred Hitchcok's Psycho was released in 1960, and encapsulates the social, psychological, and political tensions of the Cold ar era. As Raubicheck and Serebnick point out, Psycho could…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Film

Films and Life of Alfred

Words: 1793
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

He consistently uses the technique of lifting the curtain to introduce scenes and essential actions. This kept his films rooted in the early traditions of theater but in a…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

Family and Marriage

Postwar America in Hitchcock Films Post-War America

Words: 1573
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Postwar America in Hitchcock Films Post-War America in Film In the postwar America, expectations for men and women diverged from those that prevailed during the war years. The exigencies…

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2 Pages
Research Proposal

Film

The Noir Hitchcock Tendencies of

Words: 623
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

Hitchcock's universe is also, perhaps more than anything else, common throughout in its worldview. The uniqueness of Hitchcock's films as thrillers, suspense dramas or dark comedies goes beyond simple…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Film

Studies in Film

Words: 1142
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

ALFRED HITCHCOCK: A Master of Duality For many, the name Alfred Hitchcock conjures hazy and disconnected memories of Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman in Rio, Tippi Hedren being chased…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

Film

Alex Cross Evinces the Fact

Words: 1313
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

This part of the movie has little intrinsic value for the movie as a whole, yet is responsible for setting the events in motion that result in Cross's character's…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Film

Five Stages of Group Development

Words: 1382
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Group Development in Alfred Hitchcock's Lifeboat The development of groups is divided into five stages. These stages are used to describe the evolutionary process of a group from its…

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3 Pages
Essay

Film

Hitchcockian Style in Rear Window

Words: 923
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Hitchcock was especially concerned about scenes where he could employ three-cornered arrangements involving sight, sound, and observers. This can be seen at the time when the protagonist in Rear…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Film

Production Gaumont-British Producer Michael Balcon Screenplay and

Words: 3346
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Production: Gaumont-British; Producer: Michael Balcon; Screenplay and Adaptation: Charles Bennett and Alma Reville from the novel by John Buchan; Principal Actors: Madeleine Carroll, Robert Donat, Lucie Mannheim and Godfrey…

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2 Pages
Thesis

Mythology

Films Psycho and the Birds

Words: 719
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Thesis

When his dead mother appears in the wheelchair and the viewer realizes he has been recreating her voice himself, and the sheriff confirms this as he relates Norman's story.…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Criminal Justice

Strangers on a Train When

Words: 2819
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In contrast to vertical slats and bars that signify guilt, round signifies innocence in this film (as in the double, round collars that Babs wears), plus, Hitchcock uses light…

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4 Pages
Journal

Film

Bride of Frankenstein This Is

Words: 1441
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Journal

It shows that children, who we expect to be innocent and trusting, can have a very dark side, and that can be horrifying, although I wouldn't really call this…

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6 Pages
Essay

Film

Movies Rear Window Stewart v

Words: 2011
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Even if it successfully brings back to life a story forgotten by the public and distinguishes itself from today's typical films, Disturbia is no match for Rear indow. It…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Film

Rear Window Creating Suspense in

Words: 790
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Jeff becomes an investigator with his camera. He is the one in the shadows at first, not the murderer. The murderer is exposed, out in the open. However, the…

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5 Pages
Thesis

Psychology

Norman Bates Psychological Analysis of

Words: 1586
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Thesis

He completely looses himself in the image of his mother. He is so dissociated that he does not even know he is the one conducting the action of murder.…

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6 Pages
Research Paper

Film

Historical Impact of Melodrama Film

Words: 1951
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Film: The Historical Impact of Melodrama In the first half of the 19th century, classical cinema was the norm in the American film industry, and filmmakers had become accustomed…

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6 Pages
Research Paper

Media

Portraying Serial Killers as Celebrities Heroes and Icons in Modern Media Forms

Words: 1698
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Analysis of Psycho Alfred Hitchcock directed a movie called Psycho in 1960. The movie is a horror laced with lots of psychological suspense. The movie storyline is developed from…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Film

Formalism the Subject of Films Is a

Words: 1971
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Formalism The subject of films is a matter of dreams for many persons though the attraction has come down after the new medium of video has come in. Yet,…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology

Proposition the Contention That Psycho Is a

Words: 550
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Proposition The contention that Psycho is a comedy, as claimed by its director Alfred Hitchcock is contrary to how the film is usually interpreted by audiences. Because Psycho was…

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10 Pages
Essay

Business - Advertising

What Ads Say Without Using Words

Words: 1894
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Essay

childhood obesity advertising. First, there is the issue of why a young child is overweight. Of course, it can be bad habits and examples portrayed by the parents or…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Film

Film Is a Comprehensive Work

Words: 2389
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

There is a direct correlation with, say, Henry Hill's cocaine abuse and the increasingly rapid cuts between shots. Faster-paced narrative parallels quicker-moving shots. When viewers finally see the film…

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9 Pages
Essay

Film

Faulkner Tarantino and Inarritu Globalization

Words: 2874
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Essay

In 21 Grams, the narrative darkens and is localized. Inarritu deepens his exploration of class differences, but this time on the U.S. side of the New orld Order that…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Film

Combat Movies

Words: 2621
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

ar Films Taking Jeanine Basinger at her word would leave us with far fewer war films than we think we have. Basinger is a 'strict constructionist,' accepting as war…

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12 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

Cold War Era Films

Words: 3422
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Cold War Era Many films about the cold war era, especially the early films, speak out against its ideals, while others support these ideals. elow is a consideration of…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Film

1950's Cinema

Words: 2695
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Cinema 1950s 1950s was a decade of change for the U.S. - cinema was no exception, as it modeled itself to accommodate the social changes U.S. society was going…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Art  (general)

Illustrators Influenced U S Society 1910

Words: 3049
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Vebell was interested in art from a very early age and he attended the Harrison Art School at the age of 14 where he excelled at life drawings. When…

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1 Pages
Research Proposal

Mythology

Parody Is a Comical Spoof

Words: 343
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

When Stephen Colbert or Jon Stewart use parodies in their shows, the humor delivers an underlying social or political message. When The Simpsons parodies Psycho, the effect is purely…

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7 Pages
Research Proposal

Film

Communication in the Media Specifically

Words: 2616
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

The "Halloween" films that continue to be so popular are prime examples, but just about any horror film made within the past three decades follows basically the same formula,…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Film

Unity and Disunity Singin' in

Words: 858
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

She has killed the modern wordsmith Joe, the representation of young Hollywood, and resurrected her reputation, but in an ugly, negative way. Psycho," like "Sunset Boulevard," ends with an…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Tey Josephine Tey's 1951 Novel the Daughter

Words: 1555
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Tey Josephine Tey's 1951 novel The Daughter of Time is a mystery novel. Alan Grant is a Scotland Yard inspector who undertakes an ambitious project of solving the mystery…

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18 Pages
Term Paper

Film

Film History

Words: 8657
Length: 18 Pages
Type: Term Paper

movie industry in America has been controlled by some of the monolithic companies which not only provided a place for making the movies, but also made the movies themselves…

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8 Pages
Essay

Mythology

Talented Mr Ripley That Patricia

Words: 2723
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

Faced with a social system that has no place for him, Tom does not rebel or repress himself, but merely creates a place for himself by dissolving into the…

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7 Pages
Essay

Film

Wes Anderson's Royal Tenenbaums and F W Murnau's Nosferatu

Words: 2272
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

Royal Tenenbaums/Nosferatu The Royal Tenenbaums is a 2001 film directed by Wes Anderson that explores the factors that drove the Tenenbaum family apart and the factors that lead to…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology

Dreamed of Creating Magic - And He

Words: 1956
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Dreamed of Creating Magic - and He Does One of my dreams was to grow up and become a magician. ell, that's what happened. I'm not a science fiction…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Film

Auteurism in Cinema

Words: 2217
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Howard Hawks, Auteur Giving Howard Hawks the label of film auteur was a bit of revisionist history initiated by the New ave Cinema of France during the late 1940s…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Film

Colorization Technique and Film

Words: 1646
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

filmmakers have quite a few options. They may choose to place a character in a realistic spaceship; they may choose to shoot their film from dynamic angles which push…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Art  (general)

Rodney Graham

Words: 1349
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Rodney Graham -- ho ill he become next? Rodney Graham is a Canadian artist, born in Vancouver in 1949. But he could be anyone -- or so his art…

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8 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

Gravity's Rainbow and Other Cold War Literature and Film

Words: 2703
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

Cold War dominated American culture, consciousness, politics and policy for most of the 20th century. Even after the fall of the Berlin Wall, which symbolized the fall of the…

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1 Pages
Term Paper

Film

Redundant and Does Not Really

Words: 338
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

You are too repetitive, but do not say anything. You talk about mystery, but do not explain what mystery is or how it portrayed in the film. I am…

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5 Pages
Dissertation or Thesis complete

Russia

The Russian Empire Through the Eyes of the West

Words: 2091
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Dissertation or Thesis complete

Fellowship Proposal: ussian Studies, Sovietology, and Orientalism The motivation for this proposal is based on personal interest in the former ussian Empire. The proposed dissertation that will result from…

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25 Pages
Term Paper

Music

Pierre Schaeffer's Musique Concrete Pierre

Words: 8641
Length: 25 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The basic materials might include tin cans, fragments of speech, a cough, canal boats chugging or natural snatches of Tibetan chant (all these are in a work called Etude…

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4 Pages
Thesis

Literature

Clueless Movie vs Emma Novel

Words: 1483
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Thesis

Because of the differences in their social status to Robert/Travis', they cannot conceive of Harriet/Tai's attraction to and ultimate love for him, the one due to his wealth and…

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