The Films of Alfred Hitchcock

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The Films of Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock is probably the most famous film director who ever lived. For five decades, first in England, then in Hollywood, he made fifty-four films, including classics such as The Thirty-Nine StepsRebeccaNotoriousRear WindowNorth By NorthwestVertigoPsycho, and The Birds. Few filmmakers have been as popular, critically celebrated, and influential. This presentation looks at his achievements as "the master of suspense," and through dozens of film clips, examines some of his extraordinary techniques as a director. Presented by Brian Rose.

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About The Presenter:

Brian Rose was a Professor in the Department of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University's College at Lincoln Center, from 1982 until his retirement in 2020. He's written several books on television history and cultural programming and conducted more than a hundred Q&A's with leading directors, actors, and writers for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, the Screen Actors Guild, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and the Directors Guild of America.