Alfred Hitchcock's Impact On The Film Industry

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While utilizing his odd personality and vigorous work ethic, Alfred Hitchcock directed over 50 feature films in 50 years that introduced many exotic moviemaking techniques that create maximum suspense and anxiety for the viewers, truly earning his nickname, “Master of Suspense.” Hitchcock introduced many “firsts” in the movie making business and the techniques he used can still be seen in thriller and horror movies made today. Alfred Hitchcock may not have changed the world politically, economically, or physically, but he did bring sheer joy to movie enthusiasts. In order to fully understand Hitchcock’s impact in the directing business and his complete legacy, you first need to understand where he came from and where the movie business was…show more content…
The movie industry was heavily influenced by this . War propaganda and war-themed movies became distinct during this period. In 1945, Hitchcock worked on a documentary about German war violence. This fragmentary film, however, was not released until 1985 at the Berlin Film Festival because it took longer than expected to complete . It was noticed towards the end of 1945 that the subject was no longer considered interesting, so the process was abandoned. The partial film was placed in a museum and soon forgotten about. With the end of the war-themed popularity, movies began to be more youth oriented in the 1950’s. Some famous actors and actresses during the 50’s include Marilyn Monroe, Bettie Paige, and James Dean6. During this time Alfred Hitchcock began to experiment with the concept of 3-Dimensional Films. He created Dial M for Murder in 3D released in 1954, 1980, and 1982 for several reasons . During the 50’s, Alfred Hitchcock also created “Alfred Hitchcock Presents.” This was a television series hosted by the Master of Suspense himself, Alfred Hitchcock. For the opening of each episode two versions would be created with Alfred Hitchcock, one for the Americans making parodies of something popular at the time, and one for Europeans that typically made jokes about Americans . Hitchcock loved not only his T.V. show, but television in general. He once mentioned, “T.V. has brought murder back into the home where it

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