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Alfred Hitchcock's Famous Spy Movies

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Alfred Hitchcock's Famous Spy Movies

<p>A journey to Hitchcock’s shadowy world of spy films, a genre he created & influenced with his first spy thriller from 1935, <em>The 39 Steps</em>. In showing excerpts from 5 of his most famous spy

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A journey to Hitchcock’s shadowy world of spy films, a genre he created & influenced with his first spy thriller from 1935, The 39 Steps. In showing excerpts from 5 of his most famous spy films, we explore and discuss these films in the cultural, historical and political context of their time.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • The 39 Steps (1935)
  • A Lady Vanishes (1938)
  • North by Northwest (1959)
  • Torn Curtain (1966)
  • Topaz (1969)


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Develop a better understanding of Hitchcock’s spy films as a genre and as an important and influential part of film history;
  2. Gain more knowledge about the intelligence history in the 20th Century;
  3. Recognize the variety of ways historians approach the past – here through visualisation via film.