Jim Marsden escribió:
> Eugene Walz wrote:
> > About ten years ago there was an article (somewhere in an American movie
> > mag) about Saul Bass's contribution to Psycho. I wish I could find the
> > reference, but right now I'm stymied. Bass would be central to your
> > Maybe someone else can provide the reference.
> I don't have that reference, but I recalled reading about Saul Bass in
> Leigh's 1995 book, _Psycho: Behind the Scenes of the Classic Thriller_.
> castigates Bass for claiming he directed the shower scene (he apparently
> storyboarded it). As part of her case she quotes cinematographer Hilton
> "There is not a shot in that movie that I didn't roll the camera for. And I
> can tell you I never rolled the camera for Mr. Bass" (p. 69).
> Does anyone have information about when and why Bass was making the
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I investigated the case of Saul Bass and Hitchcock for a book I have
Spain about the film. Saul Bass was almost always claiming that he directed
shower sequence. I guess that he claimed it privately but I consider that it
in Sitges Festival (Barcelona, Spain)in 1995 where he claimed it publicaly.
After talking with him and reading al what was written about it in my opinion
Bass wrote the sequence and Hitch directed it.Why did he claim he was the
It was true that he wrote all the seqüence and that itch followed the script
faitfully. Maybe Bass considered himself as the complete author.
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