Eminent Hitchcock specialist Murray Pomerance offers an illuminating account of one of Hitchcock's most successful films, The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956), starring James Stewart and Doris Day. Through a close reading of the film alongside analysis of its complex production history, Pomerance underlines its significance within Hitchcock's oeuvre.
Murray Pomerance is Professor of Sociology at Ryerson University, Canada. He is the editor of numerous series, and author of many books, including The Eyes Have It: Cinema and the Reality Effect and Alfred Hitchcock's America.
Prefatory.- The Story.- 1. Arabesque.- 2. Wild-Goose Chase.- 3. I Heard Voices.- 4. Fathers and Sons.- 5. In Arcady.- Notes .- Credits .- Bibliography.