Vertigo

A Video Essay Guide to Jimmy Stewart

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Jimmy Stewart is one of the most beloved actors in movie history. From the films of Alfred Hitchcock to Frank Capra, here is a video essay guide to Jimmy.

Bernard Hermann In The Man Who Knew Too Much

Bernard Herrmann’s Remarkable, Unnerving Gift to Cinema

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An overview of the career of one of America’s greatest composers.

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A Video Essay Guide to Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Vertigo’

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Want to learn more about the Hitchcock masterpiece? Check out these five video essays.

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A Beginner’s Guide to James Stewart

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An introduction to Hollywood’s classic everyman.

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Listen to the Greats Discuss ‘Vertigo,’ Hitchcock’s Magnum Opus

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Watch a video essay about why Vertigo resonates so profoundly with filmmakers.

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How the Dangers of Memory Affect Characters

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Unsurprisingly, there is a downside to clinging to manipulated and distorted memories.

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More Than a Cheap Trick: The Dolly Zoom

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Exploring the versatility of cinematography’s snazziest technique.