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The 39 Steps

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Tuesday, June 15 2010

"Some of My Best Friends Are in Concentration Camps": The Absence of Jews in Hitchcock's WWII Films

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?


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Thursday, August 2 2012

Finding That Sweet, Dark Spot in the Western Consciousness: 'The 39 Steps'

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.


Thursday, November 5 2009

The 39 Steps

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


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