Extreme Close-up Shots in Hitchcock Movies

The Man Who Knew Too Much

The Man Who Knew Too Much

The Ring

Young and Innocent

Young and Innocent

No one can like the drummer man. The marvellous long shot ending 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.