Titel: Hitchcock and the Making of Marnie
Autor/en: Tony Lee Moral
SCARECROW PRESS INC
März 2006 - kartoniert - 256 Seiten
An extensive look into the making of Alfred Hitchcock's most controversial film, Hitchcock and the Making of Marnie investigates the causes of the film's critical and commercial failure, the cultural and political factors governing the film's production, and the relevance the film has for today's artists and filmmakers.
Chapter 1 1 Genesis Chapter 2 2 Writing Chapter 3 3 Preproduction Chapter 4 4 Filming Chapter 5 5 Postproduction Chapter 6 6 Marketing Chapter 7 7 Critical Reception Chapter 8 8 Artistic Interpretation Chapter 9 Afterword Chapter 10 Appendix A: Marnie Cast and Crew Chapter 11 Appendix B: The Films of Alfred Hitchcock
Tony Lee Moral is a documentary filmmaker and writer who has produced a number of award winning films around the world. His work includes behind the scenes profiles of film and television dramas, science fiction and animation.
Moral's research is impressive...he relies extensively on the special collection of Hitchcock materials deposited at the Margaret Herrick Library of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after the director's death. He has supplemented this material with a series of interviews he conducted with many of those who worked on the film including...Diane Baker, Robert Boyle, Sean Connery, Winston Graham...and Tippi Hedren...a firstrate history of the development of Marnie... Cineaste Documentary filmmaker Moral chronicles the progress of the movie Marnie from its conception, writing, phases of production, and release in 1964, to critical interpretation and assimilation within the art film world. The film's feminist and political themes are examined and glossy black and white photographs are provided. Originally published in hardback in 2002. Reference and Research Book News A superior work of production history reasonable in scope and supported by ample evidence, both textual and otherwise. Ultimately, Hitchcock and the Making of Marnie is an engaging - and sorely needed - case study of how a film is made, and will satisfy students of cinema and scholars of Hitchcock, alike. Scope This book should be read by anyone interested in Marnie and in Hitchcock. Hitchcock Annual Impeccably researched and consistently fascinating in its accumulation of anecdotes and minutiae, this is unquestionably one of the best books ever written about the Master of Suspense. Outstanding. Five Stars> Film Review Tony Lee Moral has conducted a definitive investigation into the making and meaning of Marnie, which, for fans and scholars of Hitchcock, remains the suspense master's most enigmatic, controversial film. -- Patrick McGilligan, author, Alfred Hitchcock: Darkness and Light Who better than a film lover trained in zoology as well as psychology to write a book on Hitchcock's great, if controversial, Marnie? Tony Lee Moral fits the bill perfectly. -- Ken Mogg, Editor, The MacGuffin Tony Moral's meticulous research is the foundation of this fascinating book on the creative life of Hitchcock the filmmaker. The behind the scenes look at this famous director is full of insight and intelligence. It is an invaluable book and should be read by every film student and anyone who is the least bit interested in film. A very rewarding read. -- Diane Baker, Actress Tony Lee Moral is the perfect guide to the creative process that produces this fascinating movie. Crime Time Impeccably researched and consistently fascinating in its accumulation of anecdotes and minutiae, this is unquestionably one of the best books ever written about the Master of Suspense. Outstanding. Five Stars Film Review