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FILM SCRIPT JO SWERLING ~ Hitchcock’s Lifeboat [1944]





FILM HITCHCOCK Lifeboat [1944]




Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Lifeboat’: An Expertly Composed Allegorical Thriller That Deserves More Recognition


Another brilliant essay from Cinephila & Beyond.


The screenplay is embedded as usual. The facsimiles always seem to give that little bit extra somehow. A typewritten one for added heck. Is it a script fetish? I don’t know.


Click on the expand button, top right of screenplay box. If your browser is set for open in new tab, it’ll be in a new tab as the pdf that can also be downloaded. Link in text.


But for the script hounds and film-making fanatics all sorts of other goodies down – oh dear, everyone’s using this now – the rabbit hole. Going by the testimonials which are mighty impressive – even professionals are greatly enamoured with Cinephilia & Beyond.



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January 8, 2016 Posted by | film essay, film production, Film script/screenplay, Hitchcock, Jo Swerling | , , , , , | Leave a comment

FILM HISTORY AUDIO Alfred Hitchcock and François Truffaut (Aug/1962)





FILM PHOTO hitchcock-truffaut


Listen to 12 Hours of François Truffaut Interviewing Alfred Hitchcock


French-English – simultaneous translation – 25 parts – each about 25 mins.


This link is the only one I could get to work:


Alfred Hitchcock and François Truffaut (Aug/1962)


More


The Hitchcock Wiki homepage


The Hitchcock Report
– blog about Alfred Hitchcock: his movies, television series, books and more.



September 13, 2014 Posted by | auterism, auteur theory, auteurist, Hitchcock, Truffaut | , | Leave a comment

FILM DIRECTOR HITCHCOCK The Birds





FILM HITCHCOCK Julian Jarrold The Girl



The gulls are the people, you see, and she is the bird.


Hitchcock on Tippi Hedren in Julian Jarrold’s The Girl.



stuff:

[1] Jim Crace, Guardian Review 29 Dec 2012 : Beauty and the beastly Hitchcock: a peerless study of sexual obsession


[2] Deborah Orr, Guardian, 28 Dec 2012:
If only Alfred Hitchcock himself could have directed The Girl
–The BBC-HBO drama about Hitchcock and Tippi Hedren was fascinating, but it lacked the psychological drama only the man himself could have provided


More as I find them


screenwriter : Gwyneth Hughes > 2008 BBC profile.



January 14, 2013 Posted by | Hitchcock | , , , , , | Leave a comment

FiLM 8 frames of Hitchcock


“Naturally, the knife never touched the body; it was all done in the montage.”


Hitchcock talking to Truffaut about the shower scene in Psycho


8 frames of Psycho: a post in It’s Only a Movie

The movie sequences og these 8 frames that are mentioned in the post can be played from here.



April 9, 2009 Posted by | Alfred Hitchcock, film directors, film editing, Hitchcock | , | Leave a comment

FILM Hitchcock and Psychoanalysis


Hitchcock & Psychoanalysis



March 8, 2009 Posted by | Hitchcock | , , | Leave a comment