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Hilton Green

Philip J. Skerry

Philip J. Skerry is Professor Emeritus at Lakeland Community College, Ohio, USA, and is the author of Psycho in the Shower: The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene (2009), as well as numerous articles for scholarly journals. He lives with his wife Amy, a therapist, in Beachwood, Ohio, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Psycho in the Shower : The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene

Continuum, 2008

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...Hilton Green, assistant director of Psycho, with the author. The Psycho knife is on the wall. personal collection of the authorHilton Green was born into the film industry. His father was a director and his mother was the silent film star...

Homage

Philip J. Skerry

Philip J. Skerry is Professor Emeritus at Lakeland Community College, Ohio, USA, and is the author of Psycho in the Shower: The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene (2009), as well as numerous articles for scholarly journals. He lives with his wife Amy, a therapist, in Beachwood, Ohio, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Psycho in the Shower : The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene

Continuum, 2008

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...Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.In his essay that concludes A Casebook on Psycho (2004), author/editor Robert Kolker discusses the paradox of Psycho. It is “a film so grim and dark . . . a film that takes . . . [the...

The Evolution of the Shower Scene

Philip J. Skerry

Philip J. Skerry is Professor Emeritus at Lakeland Community College, Ohio, USA, and is the author of Psycho in the Shower: The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene (2009), as well as numerous articles for scholarly journals. He lives with his wife Amy, a therapist, in Beachwood, Ohio, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Psycho in the Shower : The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene

Continuum, 2008

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...I can hear them scream when I’m making the picture.The shower scene is the culmination of Hitchcock’s pure cinema. He poured everything he knew about mise-en-scene and montage into this scene. In addition, he complemented the art...

The quantum universe of Vertigo

Philip J. Skerry

Philip J. Skerry is Professor Emeritus at Lakeland Community College, Ohio, USA, and is the author of Psycho in the Shower: The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene (2009), as well as numerous articles for scholarly journals. He lives with his wife Amy, a therapist, in Beachwood, Ohio, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dark Energy : Hitchcock’s Absolute Camera and the Physics of Cinematic Spacetime

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...In 1905, Einstein wrote to his friend Conrad Habicht about four papers that Einstein had been working on. The first, Einstein explains, “…deals with radiation and the energetic properties of light and is very revolutionary… The second paper...

Rear Window: The apotheosis of the absolute camera

Philip J. Skerry

Philip J. Skerry is Professor Emeritus at Lakeland Community College, Ohio, USA, and is the author of Psycho in the Shower: The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene (2009), as well as numerous articles for scholarly journals. He lives with his wife Amy, a therapist, in Beachwood, Ohio, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dark Energy : Hitchcock’s Absolute Camera and the Physics of Cinematic Spacetime

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... for him”.Skerry, Psycho in the Shower, 32. By this I meant that circumstances were propitious for Hitchcock to create a film that would revolutionize cinema. The same kind of readiness could be applied to Hitchcock and Rear Window. By 1954,...

Joseph Stefano

Philip J. Skerry

Philip J. Skerry is Professor Emeritus at Lakeland Community College, Ohio, USA, and is the author of Psycho in the Shower: The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene (2009), as well as numerous articles for scholarly journals. He lives with his wife Amy, a therapist, in Beachwood, Ohio, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Psycho in the Shower : The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene

Continuum, 2008

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...Joseph Stefano with Hitchcock during the writing of Psycho given to author by Joseph StefanoJoseph Stefano worked as a writer in both film and television. His most famous film work is Psycho, but he also did the autobiographical screenplay...

Montage

Philip J. Skerry

Philip J. Skerry is Professor Emeritus at Lakeland Community College, Ohio, USA, and is the author of Psycho in the Shower: The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene (2009), as well as numerous articles for scholarly journals. He lives with his wife Amy, a therapist, in Beachwood, Ohio, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Psycho in the Shower : The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene

Continuum, 2008

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... Charlie in the garage of her home; Margot Wendice is almost strangled to death in her apartment; David Kentley is strangled to death in the apartment of his friends Brandon and Philip in Rope. And, of course, Thorwald evidently kills his wife...

Danny Greene

Philip J. Skerry

Philip J. Skerry is Professor Emeritus at Lakeland Community College, Ohio, USA, and is the author of Psycho in the Shower: The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene (2009), as well as numerous articles for scholarly journals. He lives with his wife Amy, a therapist, in Beachwood, Ohio, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Psycho in the Shower : The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene

Continuum, 2008

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...Danny Greene, sound designer of Psycho, outside of his editing class at the Los Angeles Film School.personal collection of the authorDanny Greene began working in television as a sound editor when an opportunity arose to work on a feature...

Janet Leigh

Philip J. Skerry

Philip J. Skerry is Professor Emeritus at Lakeland Community College, Ohio, USA, and is the author of Psycho in the Shower: The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene (2009), as well as numerous articles for scholarly journals. He lives with his wife Amy, a therapist, in Beachwood, Ohio, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Psycho in the Shower : The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene

Continuum, 2008

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...Head shot of Janet Leigh, given to the author at the time of their interview given to author by Janet LeighJanet Leigh was born Jeannette Helen Morrison in 1927. She was “discovered” at age nineteen by the silent film star Norma Shearer...

Terry Williams

Philip J. Skerry

Philip J. Skerry is Professor Emeritus at Lakeland Community College, Ohio, USA, and is the author of Psycho in the Shower: The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene (2009), as well as numerous articles for scholarly journals. He lives with his wife Amy, a therapist, in Beachwood, Ohio, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Psycho in the Shower : The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene

Continuum, 2008

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...Terry Williams, assistant to Psycho editor George Tomasinigiven to author by Terry WilliamsTerry Williams has had a long career as a film editor. His credits include Family Plot (1975), Airport (1975 and 1977), and many others. Getting...