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The Resource Strangers on a train, Warner Bros. ; produced & directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; screenplay by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde, (videorecording)

Strangers on a train, Warner Bros. ; produced & directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; screenplay by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde, (videorecording)

Label
Strangers on a train
Title
Strangers on a train
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. ; produced & directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; screenplay by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde
Title variation
Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a train
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A tennis star hates his estranged wife and wants to be free to marry another woman. He meets someone on a train who hates his father. They agree to kill each other's victim, leaving no clues and no motives
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
  • In English with optional French language track and English, French or Spanish subtitles;
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman, Leo G. Carroll
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1980
  • 1922-1999
  • 1918-1951
  • 1886-1972
  • 1921-1995
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Granger, Farley
  • Roman, Ruth
  • Walker, Robert
  • Carroll, Leo G.
  • Highsmith, Patricia
Runtime
204
Target audience
pre adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
Strangers on a train, Warner Bros. ; produced & directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; screenplay by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1951
  • Special features: Disc 1: final release version with commentary by director Peter Bogdanovich, Psycho screenwriter Joseph Stefano, Patricia Highsmith biographer Andrew Wilson and several Hitchcock colleagues, Aficionados and family members, plus the suspense master himself in an interview excerpt; theatrical trailer; Disc 2: preview version uncovered in 1991 and theatrically issued in 1996; new making-of documentary Strangers on a Train: a Hitchcock Classic, with Farley Granger, Pat Hitchcock O'Connell, film historian Richard Schiekel and other Hitchcock family members, colleagues and Aficionados recalling the making of a suspense landmark; 3 intriguing featurettes: The Hitchcocks on Hitch, Strangers on a Train: The Victim's P.O.V. and Strangers on a Train: an appreciation by M. Night Shyamalan; Alfred Hitchcock's historical meeting vintage newsreel
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (204 min.)
Isbn
9780790789989
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 2 DVDs.
Other control number
085393197520
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
31975
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm56365706
System details
DVD, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Strangers on a train, Warner Bros. ; produced & directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; screenplay by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1951
  • Special features: Disc 1: final release version with commentary by director Peter Bogdanovich, Psycho screenwriter Joseph Stefano, Patricia Highsmith biographer Andrew Wilson and several Hitchcock colleagues, Aficionados and family members, plus the suspense master himself in an interview excerpt; theatrical trailer; Disc 2: preview version uncovered in 1991 and theatrically issued in 1996; new making-of documentary Strangers on a Train: a Hitchcock Classic, with Farley Granger, Pat Hitchcock O'Connell, film historian Richard Schiekel and other Hitchcock family members, colleagues and Aficionados recalling the making of a suspense landmark; 3 intriguing featurettes: The Hitchcocks on Hitch, Strangers on a Train: The Victim's P.O.V. and Strangers on a Train: an appreciation by M. Night Shyamalan; Alfred Hitchcock's historical meeting vintage newsreel
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (204 min.)
Isbn
9780790789989
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 2 DVDs.
Other control number
085393197520
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
31975
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm56365706
System details
DVD, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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