The 39 Steps

"Some of My Best Friends Are in Concentration Camps": The Absence of Jews in Hitchcock's WWII Films | 15 Jun 2010 // 4:00 PM

Although Hitchcock made several films expressing his opposition to the Nazis, viewing these films leads to the question: Where was any mention of the Jews who were so profoundly affected by the Nazis and WWII?


Finding That Sweet, Dark Spot in the Western Consciousness: 'The 39 Steps' | 2 Aug 2012 // 5:10 PM

Voyeuristic camera work, exchanges in a train car in which the camera moves with the eye to suggest the antagonistic nature of human relationships, the possibility of violence shimmering beneath every image. Hitchcock was becoming Hitchcock.

The 39 Steps | 5 Nov 2009 // 2:59 PM

In Hitchcock's world, we don't write the play; we just have to know when to act.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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