Alfred Hitchcock inspired by Edward Hopper

According to Stephen Robello’s famous book “Alfred Hitchcock & The Making of Psycho”, Bates Motel was modeled after American painter Edward Hopper’s House by The Railroad, painted in 1925 (currently at MoMA, NY). See for yourself.

I am not the author of this image. For a famous painting that inspired Eric Rohmer, click here

bates2 house by the railroad

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Hanin aka Kinofrau: 27 and counting, Ph.D in Film Theory & Art History in progress, from the Middle-(B)east, a specter that haunts Europe, equal-opportunity offender.

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