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Author Thomson, David, 1941-

Title The moment of Psycho : how Alfred Hitchcock taught America to love murder / David Thomson.

Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 Southington Library - Adult  791.43 THO    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  791.4372 THOMSON    Check Shelf
Description 183 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 172-173) and index.
Contents 1960 -- Continuity -- Room service -- Housekeeping -- Hitch-cock -- Other bodies in the swamp -- A noir society -- Lonely people -- On the way to Fairvale.
Summary Evaluates the creation and legacy of the iconic Hitchcock horror movie, explaining its influence in shaping American culture and changing the ways in which the industry meets demands for movie entertainment.
Subject Psycho (Motion picture : 1960)
Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Thrillers (Motion pictures) -- United States -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780465003396 alkaline paper
0465003397 alkaline paper
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