Alfred Hitchcock / Peter Ackroyd.
Publication year: 2015
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2015.
ISBN: 9780701169930 (hbk.) :
In this quick-witted portrait, Ackroyd reveals Hitchcock to be: a lugubriously jolly man fond of practical jokes, who smashes a once-used tea cup every morning to remind himself of the frailty of life. Iconic film stars make cameo appearances, just as Hitch did in his own films.
viii, 279 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white) ; 21 cm
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