The Resource Alfred Hitchcock : the essentials collection, Universal Studios Entertainment ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc

Alfred Hitchcock : the essentials collection, Universal Studios Entertainment ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc

Label
Alfred Hitchcock : the essentials collection
Title
Alfred Hitchcock
Title remainder
the essentials collection
Statement of responsibility
Universal Studios Entertainment ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc
Title variation
Essentials collection
Title variation remainder
Rear window ; Vertigo ; North by Northwest ; Psycho ; The Birds
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Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • Disc 1 : Rear window : based on the short story by Cornell Woolrich. A photographer confined to his room with a broken leg suspects a murder has been committed in a nearby apartment
  • Disc 2 : Vertigo : based upon the novel "D'entre les morts" by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac. Vertigo is an elaborately constructed murder story and a fascinating study in sexual obsession. A detective with a fear of heights is drawn into a complex plot in which a girl he loves apparently falls to her death. He then meets her double and tries to re-create the image of the woman he has loved but lost in death
  • Disc 3 : In North by northwest, an ad executive is mistaken for a spy by foreign agents
  • Disc 4 : Psycho: based on the novel by Robert Bloch. Psycho is a horror melodrama in which a woman disappears after spending the night in an isolated motel which adjoins an eerie Victorian mansion, inhabited by a disturbed young man and his mother
  • Disc 5 : The Birds: based on a story by Daphne Du Maurier. In The Birds, a small California town is attacked by thousands of birds
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Cataloging source
PAP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Disc 1 : Rear window / Universal ; a Paramount release ; Patron, Inc. ; screenplay by John Michael Hayes ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; music score by Franz Waxman
  • Disc 2 : Vertigo / Universal ; a Paramount release ; screenplay by Alec Coppel & Samuel Taylor ; associate producer, Herbert Coleman ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; music by Bernard Herrmann
  • Disc 3 : North by northwest / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; written by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; music by Bernard Herrmann
  • Disc 4 : Psycho / Universal ; a Paramount release ; screenplay by Joseph Stefano ; Shamley Productions, Inc. ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; music, Bernard Herrmann
  • Disc 5: The Birds / Universal Pictures ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Intended audience
Rear window & Vertigo: MPAA rating: PG. The Birds: MPAA rating: PG-13. Psycho: MPAA rating: R. North by northwest: Not rated
Language note
  • Disc 1 : Rear window, English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English SDH or Spanish subtitles
  • Disc 2 : Vertigo In English with optional English SDH, French, or Spanish subtitles
  • Disc 3 : North by northwest in English or dubbed French dialogue, with optional English SHD or French subtitles
  • Disc 4 : Psycho in English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English SDH or Spanish subtitles
  • Disc 5 : The Birds: In English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English SDH subtitles
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.H6
  • PN1997.A44
LC item number
  • A4 2011
  • H58 2011
PerformerNote
  • Disc 1 : Rear window: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter, Raymond Burr
  • Disc 2 : Vertigo: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones
  • Disc 3 : North by northwest: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Martin Landau, Jesse Royce Landis
  • Disc 4 : Psycho: Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam, John McIntire, Janet Leigh
  • Disc 5 : The Birds: Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette, Tippi Hedren, Veronica Cartwright
Runtime
0
Technique
live action
Alfred Hitchcock : the essentials collection, Universal Studios Entertainment ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc
Label
Alfred Hitchcock : the essentials collection, Universal Studios Entertainment ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc
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Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Disc 1 : Rear Window bonus features: "Rear window ethics : an original documentary" featurette; "A conversation with screenwriter John Michael Hayes" featurette; Production photographs; Production notes; Re-release trailer narrated by James Stewart; Theatrical trailer
  • Disc 2 : Vertigo bonus features: "Obsessed with Vertigo : new life for Hitchcock's masterpiece" featurette; Feature commentary with associate producer Herbert Coleman, restoration team Robert A. Harris and James C. Katz and other Vertigo participants; Production notes; Theatrical trailers; Foreign censorship ending; The Vertigo archives
  • Disc 3 : North By Northwest bonus features: Commentary by screenwriter Ernest Lehman; Music-only audio track
  • Disc 4 : Psycho bonus features: Production notes; Theatrical trailer; Re-release trailer; Newsreel footage: the release of Psycho; The shower scene with and without music; The Psycho archives; Production photographs; Behind-the-scenes photographs
  • Disc 5 : The Birds bonus features: Deleted scene; The original ending; Storyboard sequence; Tippi Hedren's screen test; "The birds" is coming (Universal international newsreel); Suspense story : National Press Club hears Hitchcock (Universal international newsreel); Production photographs; Production notes, Theatrical trailer
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Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Rear window (115 min.) (1954).
  • Based on Cornell Woolrich's 1942 short story "It Had to Be Murder."
  • Vertigo (ca. 130 min.) (1958).
  • The story was based on the 1954 novel D'entre les morts (From Among the Dead) by Boileau-Narcejac
  • North by northwest (136 min.) (1959)
  • Psycho (109 min.) (1960).
  • Based on the 1959 novel of the same name by Robert Bloch
  • The Birds (120 min.) (1963).
  • Loosely based on the 1952 story of the same name by Daphne du Maurier
Control code
ocn769023594
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Edition
Limited edition, widescreen.
Extent
5 videodiscs (approximately 10 hr.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192084546
Other physical details
sound, color, black and white
Publisher number
  • 61116498
  • 467165
  • 467166
  • 467171
  • 467170
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)769023594
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen presentations; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono; dual layer format
Video recording format
DVD

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