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The Resource Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a train, [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; screen play by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (videorecording)

Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a train, [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; screen play by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (videorecording)

Label
Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a train
Title
Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a train
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; screen play by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Creator
Contributor
Composer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Guy Haines, a tennis star who hates his wife, is approached on a train by a stranger, Bruno Anthony, who hates his father. Anthony offers a plan: each could kill the other's victim. No motive, no clue would link the two murders save the casual meeting of strangers on a train
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Strangers on a train (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Burks ; film editor, William Ziegler ; original music, Dimitri Tiomkin
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG ; Bonus features not rated
Language note
English or French soundtracks with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; Closed captioned for main feature only
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S773 2004
PerformerNote
Farley Granger, Ruth Roman, Robert Walker, Leo G. Carroll
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1979
  • 1888-1959
  • 1913-2004
  • 1899-1980
  • 1894-1979
  • 1921-1995
  • 1922-1999
  • 1918-1951
  • 1886-1972
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burks, Robert
  • Ziegler, William
  • Tiomkin, Dimitri
  • Cook, Whitfield
  • Chandler, Raymond
  • Ormonde, Czenzi
  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Tiomkin, Dimitri
  • Highsmith, Patricia
  • Granger, Farley
  • Roman, Ruth
  • Walker, Robert
  • Carroll, Leo G.
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
204
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Passenger trains
  • Railroad travel
  • Murderers
  • Highsmith, Patricia
  • Homicide
Technique
live action
Label
Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a train, [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; screen play by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from opening frames
  • Adaptation by Whitfield Cook from the novel by Patricia Highsmith
  • DVD release of the 1951 motion picture
  • Special features include: commentary by director Peter Bogdanovich, Patricia Highsmith, biographer Andrew Wilson, and others; excerpt from an interview with Alfred Hitchcock; theatrical trailer; Strangers on a train : a Hitchcock classic (making-of documentary); The Hitchcocks on Hitch (featurette); Strangers on a train : the victim's P.O.V. (featurette); Strangers on a train : an appreciation by M. Night Shyamalan (featurette); Alfred Hitchcock's historical meeting (vintage newsreel)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1. Final release version (101 min.) -- Disc 2. Preview version (103 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed. ; standard version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (204 min.)
Isbn
9780790789989
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393197520
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
31975
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) bwi05981521
  • (OCoLC)56365706
  • (OCoLC)56365706
System details
DVD in the aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition ; Region 1 ; Dolby digital mono ; Dual layer format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a train, [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; screen play by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from opening frames
  • Adaptation by Whitfield Cook from the novel by Patricia Highsmith
  • DVD release of the 1951 motion picture
  • Special features include: commentary by director Peter Bogdanovich, Patricia Highsmith, biographer Andrew Wilson, and others; excerpt from an interview with Alfred Hitchcock; theatrical trailer; Strangers on a train : a Hitchcock classic (making-of documentary); The Hitchcocks on Hitch (featurette); Strangers on a train : the victim's P.O.V. (featurette); Strangers on a train : an appreciation by M. Night Shyamalan (featurette); Alfred Hitchcock's historical meeting (vintage newsreel)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1. Final release version (101 min.) -- Disc 2. Preview version (103 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed. ; standard version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (204 min.)
Isbn
9780790789989
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393197520
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
31975
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) bwi05981521
  • (OCoLC)56365706
  • (OCoLC)56365706
System details
DVD in the aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition ; Region 1 ; Dolby digital mono ; Dual layer format
Video recording format
DVD

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