Extreme Close-up Shots in Hitchcock Movies

The Man Who Knew Too Much

The Man Who Knew Too Much

The Ring

Young and Innocent

extreme close-up, Drummer Man, Young and Innocent

No one can like the drummer man. The marvellous long shot in the restaurant ends with an extreme close-up shot of the murderer's characteristic twitching eyes.

Topaz

The tortured female prisoner whispering.

 

The Murder in Foreign Correspondent

Albert Bassermann as the fake Van Meer is assassinated on a broad flight of steps in Amsterdam. He is shot by a man disguised as a press photographer.

 

 

Rear Window

Extreme close-up of James Stewart in Rear Window.

Extreme close-up of James Stewart in Rear Window (slightly cropped to fit).

 

Shadow of a Doubt

Shadow of a Doubt: Extreme close-up of Uncle Charlie

Uncle Charlie: "Are they? Are they, Charlie? Are they human or are they fat wheezing animals, hmm? And what happens to animals when they get too fat and too old?" (Shadow of a Doubt)

Extreme close-up of Uncle Charlie's face are he delivers his misogynist speech at the dinner table.