The Shower Scene in Hitchcock's Psycho.

(Hitchcock.) SKERRY (Philip J.)

The Shower Scene in Hitchcock's Psycho.

Creating Cinematic Suspense and Terror.

Description: FIRST EDITION, 17 plates of stills and production shots, pp. viii, 409, 8vo, original white cloth with photographs of cinema audience to upper board and of author to lower board, monochrome and colour respectively, cloth lightly soiled, bookplate of John Baxter to front pastedown, good

Publication Details: Lewiston, Queenston & Lampeter: The Edwin Mellen Press, [2005]

Notes: Inscribed by the author on the title-page: 'For John Baxter, Your contributions - to me as a writer and to my book - were crucial. Thanks for your help and inspiration. Best, Phil Skerry'. Baxter is among those given 'special thanks' in the Acknowledgements; he contributes (pp. 362-5) to the section at the back in which various scholars and critics give an account of their first viewing of the film. A tipped in note on the flyleaf to the same (dated August 2006) apologises that 'it took so long to get this to you. I miss our correspondence', adding the P.S. that a paperback is scheduled to be...more

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Price: £95

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: [2005]

Stock Number: 66063

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