by Michael Walker
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press 2005
Number of pages: 493
Starting from recurring objects, settings, character-types and events, Michael Walker tracks some forty motifs, themes and clusters across the whole of Hitchcock's oeuvre, including not only all his 52 extant feature films but also representative episodes from his TV series.
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