Intensive survey of Hitchcock's American films from 1940 (Rebecca) to 1964 (Marnie). We will concentrate on in-depth analysis of the most influential and significant films made by the most important movie director of the Hollywood era. We will pay special attention to Hitchcock's deep understanding of the intricacies of film language, style and form in relation to the themes and subjects that interested him: guilt, sex, gender relations, crime and punishment, "mothers". Non-majors will need instructor's consent. Formerly FILM 3004.