Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho

Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho - Stephen Rebello This is a good and very detailed "making of" book on Alfred Hitchcock's most notorious, if not necessarily his best, film Psycho. It's quite an interesting story on why Hitchcock made this film and covers pretty much all the areas of making the movie from the book it was based on to the marketing and its reception. But it's a snapshot from a much bigger life and if the reader would like something more substantial about the director I would recommend [b:Hitch: The Life And Times And Alfred Hitchcock|1269116|Hitch The Life And Times And Alfred Hitchcock|John Russell Taylor|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1182385488s/1269116.jpg|1258029] by John Russell Taylor or the [b:Hitchcock/Truffaut|393601|Hitchcock/Truffaut|Fran├žois Truffaut|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1327953297s/393601.jpg|383160] interviews. Three and a half stars.