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Last Days of Alfred Hitchcock

(1984)
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A Memoir by his Last Collaborator and the Final Unproduced Screenplay " The Short Night" David Freeman, screenwriter, writes a penetrating account of his experience working with Alfred Hitchcock. Takes up behind the scenes into Hitchcock's home and bungal

In The Last Days of Alfred Hitchcock, David Freeman, screenwriter and Hitchcock's last collaborator, has written a penetrating account of his experience working with the famous idrector. he takes the reader behind the scenes, into Hitchcock's home and into the Universal Studios bungalow, where the director planned his movies, and illuminates a very private side of the man. In the time they spent collaborating on the thriller "The Short Night"- the director's final film project, which remains unproduced-Hitchcock was in constant pain and suffered from severe depression about his health and that of his wife, Alma. Nevertheless, he worked steadily and reminisced about his life, his films, and the people he knew, including Ingrid Bergman, howard Hughes, Cary Grant, and Kim Novak. This unique vollume includes a new introduction by the author, the complete screenplay of "The Short Night" as well as commentary on the screenplay, and a complete filmography. The Last Days of Alfred Hitchcock will fascinate and enlighten anyone who's ever enjoyed the work of this cinematic giant, whose classic films continue to fascinate us.

    

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Hardback Editions

August 1985 : UK Hardback

Title: Last Days of Alfred Hitchcock
Author(s): David Freeman
ISBN: 0-907516-95-5 / 978-0-907516-95-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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November 1984 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Last Days of Alfred Hitchcock
Author(s): David Freeman
ISBN: 0-87951-984-3 / 978-0-87951-984-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Overlook Books
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Paperback Editions

August 1999 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Last Days of Alfred Hitchcock: A Memoir Featuring the Screenplay of "Alfred Hitchcock's The Short Night"
Author(s): David Freeman
ISBN: 0-87951-728-X / 978-0-87951-728-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Overlook Press
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September 1988 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Last Days of Alfred Hitchcock
Author(s): David Freeman
ISBN: 0-87951-318-7 / 978-0-87951-318-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Overlook Books
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