Alfred Hitchcock - The icon years

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“Alfred Hitchcock: The Icon Years” is a new book that charts the director’s later years as he ascended into icon status with the release of Psycho in 1960 and struggled to retain power and meet the expectations the film’s success placed upon him. The title chronicles the behind the scenes making of Hitchcock’s films throughout this period and details Hitchcock’s attempts at shaping his legacy while giving audiences the drama, suspense and thrills they were after.

This short documentary offers a glimpse behind the legendary Alfred Hitchcock and the scope of the book which is available through in print and in eBook and can also be ordered direct from

A look at the man, the book and the legend

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“.a careful examination of the circumstances and events that took place during the time when Hitchcock ascended to the status of an icon.”

San Francisco Book Review