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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Hollywood’s High Noon”


Hollywood’s High Noon: Moviemaking & Society before Television. By Thomas Cripps. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. 270 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliographical essay, index. Moviemaking before the latter 1950s and the rise of television has been the subject of numerous … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Hitchcock: The Making of a Reputation”


Hitchcock: The Making of a Reputation. By Robert E. Kapsis. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992. The recent movies that have been made about Alfred Hitchcock—Hitchcock (2012) and The Girl (2012), both of which deal with obsessions and misbehavior in … Continue reading

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