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Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock

Ackroyd, Peter, 1949- author

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

Hardback, Large print, Book. English.
Published Leicester: Charnwood, 2016
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Statement of responsibility: Peter Ackroyd
ISBN: 1444828460, 9781444828467
Note: Standard print edition originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 2015.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 348 pages (large print) : illustrations (black and white)
Subject: Motion picture producers and directors Great Britain Biography.; Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980.; Large type books.; Biography.