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Program name: Alfred Hitchcock - Founding Father of the Stalk and Slash Genre:
Program category: History
Media- Film
Visual Arts- Other
Program length: 90 minutes
Audience level: Adult
Audience size: unlimited
Program description: Ok, we've already seen programs about the importance of Alfred Hitchcock's output on the history of cinema. However, few people actually realize that Hitchcock was the inventor of what we call the slasher film, films exemplified by movies such as Halloween (1978) and Friday The 13th (1980). In this program, we'll gain deep insight as we explore Alfred Hitchcock's troubled childhood where his neurosis originated from having been raised in Victorian England, and we'll ascertain how this directly resulted in his inner rage and desires being expressed through such films as The Lodger (1927), Rope (1948), Psycho (1960), Torn Curtain (1966), and Frenzy (1972). We will also examine films that were highly influenced by Hitchcock such as Bird With The Crystal Plumage (1971) and more. Not your typical take on Hitchcock, but rather the turning of a whole new page in the master's career.
Space/special requirements: DVD projection system required
Travel restrictions: None
Program fee: $101- $200
Is this fee negotiable? No
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee:
Other notes:
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Metro
Long Island
Program last updated: 05/31/2019
   
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Keith Crocker
Phone: 516-377-0011
Mailing address: 1540 Wales Ave.
North Baldwin, NY 11510
E-mail address: drfaustusmd@verizon.net
   
Previous appearances at: Oceanside Public Library, Port Washington Public Library , East Meadow Public Library , Merrick Public Library , Elmont Public Library
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 05/31/2019

 

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