Back to Freud! Superbitch! Alfred Hitchcock’s 50-Year Obsession with Jack the Ripper and the Eternal Prostitute. A Psycho-analytic Interpretation by Theodore Price
The explanation for the Woman Double theme of The Virgin and The Whore, which I would like to believe is common cultural knowledge by now, is brilliantly enunciated by Freud in two of his most famous and influe...
Boy meets girl…and falls in love. In this case, Cary Grant with Ingrid Bergman in Notorious. Murray Pomerance’s analysis demonstrates how Hitchcock’s astute mise-en-scene makes it happen.
In this brilliantly imaginative piece, Ken Mogg takes several literary texts and uses them to synoptically illuminate Hitchcock’s intentions behind The Birds. Don’t for a second believe that Daphne du Maurier’s short story is the only literary influence.
“This essay is a return to the scene of the crime.” The author of Hitchcock and 20th Century Cinema re-evaluates his low opinion of Stage Fright, and discovers that the affinities between Hitchcock’s cinema and the philosopher David Hume run far deeper than he had first imagined.
Alfred Hitchcock’s film of John Buchan’s novel, The Thirty-Nine Steps, was one of his most successful, and he repeatedly used the story template in other films, such as North by Northwest. But Hitchcock showed little empathy for Buchan’s ideology.
The fate of Alfred Hitchcock’s little-seen film about the French Resistance reads like one of his own espionage thrillers. Hitchcock scholar Alain Kerzoncuf tracks through the archives in search of evidence.