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Under Capricorn: 70 Years On

Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism is pleased to host this collection of pieces based on papers delivered at the 2019 symposium 'Under Capricorn at 70', held at King's College, University of London. Co-organised by Stéphane Duckett and Charles Barr, the event celebrated 70 years since the release of Alfred Hitchcock’s Under Capricorn (1949) via two days of original critical responses to this underappreciated film. The papers have been revised and several have been considerably developed, but otherwise appear as the writers submitted them. Papers are presented in the order in which they were delivered.

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Front matter; introductory note; symposium schedule

Stéphane Duckett & Charles Barr'Hitchcock's Under Capricorn 70 Years On'

Bertrand Tavernier'On Under Capricorn'

Stéphane Duckett'An Overview of Under Capricorn'

Richard Blennerhassett'Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered: A fairy-tale of old Ireland'

Edward Gallafent'Under Capricorn and Helen de Guerry Simpson'

Douglas Pye'Under Capricorn and The Paradine Case: Adaptation and Convergence'

Tytti Soila'Between P and B, Past and the Bottle: On Ingrid Bergman's acting in Alfred Hitchcock's Under Capricorn'

Sidney Gottlieb'Under Capricorn and the Hitchcockian Melodrama of Trauma, Recovery, and Remarriage'

Stephen Morgan'An International Production but "not much Australian": Authenticity and Australianness in Under Capricorn'

George Toles'Humiliation Finery in George Cukor's Gaslight (1944) and Alfred Hitchcock's Under Capricorn (1949)'

Steven Jacobs'Minyago Yugilla: Architecture in Hitchcock's Under Capricorn'

John Bruns'Under Capricorn: Head, Shoulder, Knees, and Toes'

David Greven'A New Mirror: The Feminine Versus the Queer in Under Capricorn'

David Sterritt'Adare in the Underworld: Suspicious Characters, Discarded Histories'

Brian Davidson'The Use of Music in Hitchcock's Transatlantic Pictures'