21L.011 | Fall 2013 | Undergraduate
The Film Experience
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Lecture 9: Alfred Hitchcock

Description: Hitchcock’s style dovetails with the Hollywood system’s imposed contstraints. Survey his career (Silent Era through the 1960s) and method as a fastidious technician. Clip from Strangers on a Train demonstrates key themes like confinement and authority.

Instructor: David Thorburn

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