Hitchcock: The Murderous Gaze


First published in 1982, William Rothman's Hitchcock is a classic work of film criticism. Written in an engaging style that is philosophically sophisticated yet free of jargon, and using over nine hundred images from the films to illustrate and back up its critical claims, the book follows six different Hitchcock films as they unfold, moment by moment, from first shot to last. In addition to a thoughtful new preface and the original readings of The Lodger (1927), Murder! (1930), The 39 Steps (1935), Shadow of a ...

Hitchcock: The Murderous Gaze 2012, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9781438443164

2nd edition

Trade paperback

Hitchcock: The Murderous Gaze 1984, Harvard University Press

ISBN-13: 9780674404113

Revised edition

Trade paperback

Hitchcock: The Murderous Gaze, 1982, Harvard University Press

ISBN-13: 9780674404106