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By Paul Duncan

ISBN-10: 1903047005

ISBN-13: 9781903047002

Pocket necessities is a dynamic sequence of books which are concise, energetic, and simple to learn. full of evidence in addition to specialist critiques, each one e-book has the entire key details you want to find out about such well known themes as movie, tv, cult fiction, background, and extra. two decades after his death, Alfred Hitchcock continues to be a family identify. He used to be either a good artist and dynamite on the field place of work. in addition to an introductory essay, each one of Hitchcock's motion pictures is separately reviewed and analyzed during this e-book. moreover, the impression he has had at the is explained—virtually each large motion motion picture of the prior 3 many years has been encouraged by means of his paintings. also there is a convenient multimedia reference consultant for extra Hitchcock info.

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Recurring Ideas: The Procedure (The apprehension and processing of the criminal is shown from police van to lock-up);The Double Scene (Hitchcock shows a scene at the beginning, the hunting of the criminal, and then repeats it later on, our expectations of the outcome conflicting with our desire – we want the villain to be caught and he probably will be, but he’ll blow the gaffe on Alice, whom we like);The Outstretched Hand (When the artist tries to kill Alice, her hand stretches out from behind the curtain, desperately flailing, before falling upon a knife with which she kills him.

Although never stated, it gives the reason why all the spies were in the music hall in the first place). The Walk-On: Passer-by on the street. The Verdict: A sparkling script, engaging characters and razor-sharp editing make this just as enjoyable today as when it was first shown over 60 years ago. Hitchcock’s first masterpiece. 5/5 Secret Agent (1936) Cast: John Gielgud (Edgar Brodie/Richard Ashenden), Peter Lorre (The General), Madeleine Carroll (Elsa Carrington), Robert Young (Robert Marvin), Percy Marmont (Caypor), Florence Kahn (Mrs Caypor), Charles Carson (‘R’), Lilli Palmer (Lilli), Michael Redgrave (Army Captain) 51 Hitchcock 6/7/04 1:58 pm Page 52 PAU L D U N C A N Crew: Director Alfred Hitchcock, Scenario Charles Bennett, Dialogue Ian Hay, Additional Dialogue Jesse Lasky Jr & Alma Reville, Play Campbell Dixon, Novel Ashenden W Somerset Maugham, Producers Michael Balcon & Ivor Montagu, Cinematographer Bernard Knowles, Film Editing Charles Frend Blonde Virgin: Madeleine Carroll, although she loses her virginity to Gielgud.

Hartz tries to drug our heroes but the nun changes sides, they free Miss Froy and put another spy in her place. Hartz uncouples the carriage and directs it to a forest where he demands Miss Froy and a gunfight ensues. Miss Froy reveals to Gilbert that he must remember a folk tune and get it to England because it contains some secret code. Some of the English are shot and die, Miss Froy makes a run for it and Gilbert and Charters get the train out of there. Iris and Gilbert declare their love for each other on their way back to England but Gilbert forgets the tune, and we end on a nice tracking shot going into the foreign office, hearing the piano play the tune and seeing Miss Froy playing it.

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