Alfred Hitchcock and the British Cinema: Second Edition
First published in 1986, this standard account of Hitchcock's British films and film-making is now available again in a Second Edition with a new Introduction and Bibliography. It will be welcomed by all students of the film and admirers of Hitchcock.
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3 The British Film Industry in the Interwar Years
4 A British Cinema? The British Entertainment Film of the 1930s
5 Hitchcock and the British Cinema
The Classic Thriller Sextet
7 Hitchcock and Classical Cinema 141
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