Alfred Hitchcock the ultimate collection.
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Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980.
Viertel, Peter.
Harrison, Joan, 1907-1994.
Parker, Dorothy, 1893-196.
Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975.
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17 videodiscs : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (59 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
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Title from container.
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Compilation of works originally released 1942-1976.
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Special features: (all films) production photographs, theatrical trailer, production notes; (Saboteur) Saboteur: a closer look, storyboards, Alfred Hitchcock's sketches; (Shadow of a doubt) Beyond doubt: the making of Hitchcock's favorite film, production drawings by art director Robert Boyle; (Rope) Rope unleashed; (Rear window) Rear window ethics: an original documentary, A conversation with screenwriter John Michael Hayes, re-release trailer narrated by James Stewart; (The trouble with Harry) The trouble with Harry isn't over; (The man who knew too much) The making of The man who knew too much; (Vertigo) Obsessed with Vertigo: new life for Hitchcock's masterpiece, foreign censorship ending, The Vertigo archives, restoration theatrical trailer, feature commentary with associate producer Herbert Coleman, restoration team Robert A. Harris and James C. Katz and other Vertigo participants; (North by northwest) feature commentary by screenwriter Ernest Lehman, music-only audio track; (Psycho) newsreel footage: The release of Psycho, The shower scene, The shower scene: storyboards by Saul Bass, The Psycho archives; (The birds) deleted scene, The original ending, storyboard sequence, Tippi Hedren's screen test, "The birds" is coming (Universal International newsreel), Suspense story: National Press Club covers Hitchcock (Universal International newsreel); (Marnie) The trouble with Marnie, The Marnie archives; (Torn curtain) Torn curtain rising; scenes scored by Bernard Herrmann; (Topaz) alternate endings, Topaz: an appreciation by film historian and critic Leonard Maltin, storyboards: the Mendozas; (Frenzy) The story of Frenzy; (Family plot) Plotting Family plot, storyboards: the chase scene; (The best of Alfred Hitchcock presents) Alfred Hitchcock presents: a look back; (The best of the Alfred Hitchcock hour) Fasten your seatbelt: the thrilling art of Alfred Hitchcock
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Accompanying booklet "The master of suspense": The master of suspense -- Hitchcock's leading men -- The Hitchcock blondes -- Edith Head -- Saul Bass -- Bernard Herrmann -- The MacGuffin -- The Hitchcock cameos -- Saboteur -- Shadow of a doubt -- Rope -- Rear window -- The trouble with Harry -- The man who knew too much -- Vertigo -- North by northwest -- Psycho -- The birds -- Marnie -- Torn curtain -- Topaz -- Frenzy -- Family plot
Participants/Performers
Saboteur: Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger, Alan Baxter, Clem Bevans, Norman Lloyd, Alma Kruger, Vaughan Glaser, Dorothy Peterson.
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Shadow of a doubt: Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey, Henry Travers, Patricia Collinge, Hume Cronyn, Wallace Ford.
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Rope: James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Constance Collier, Douglas Dick, Edith Evanson, Dick Hogan, Joan Chandler.
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Rear window: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter, Raymond Burr.
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The trouble with Harry: Edmund Gwenn, John Forsythe, Mildred Natwick, Mildred Dunnock, Jerry Mathers, Royal Dano, Parker Fennelly, Barry Macollum, Dwight Marfield, Shirley MacLaine.
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The man who knew too much: James Stewart, Doris Day, Brenda de Banzie, Bernard Miles, Ralph Truman, Daniel Gelin, Mogens Wieth, Alan Mowbray, Hillary Brooke, Christopher Olsen.
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Vertigo: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones.
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North by northwest: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis, Leo G. Carroll, Josephine Hutchinson, Philip Ober, Martin Landau.
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Psycho: Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam, John McIntire, Janet Leigh.
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The birds: Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette, Tippi Hedren, Veronica Cartwright.
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Marnie: Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Diane Baker, Martin Gabel, Louise Latham.
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Torn curtain: Paul Newman, Julie Andrews, Lila Kedrova, Hansjoerg Felmy, Tamara Toumanova, Wolfgang Kieling, Ludwig Donath, Günter Strack, David Opatoshu, Gisela Fischer.
Participants/Performers
Topaz: Frederick Stafford, Dany Robin, John Vernon, Karin Dor, Michel Piccoli, Philippe Noiret, Claude Jade, Michel Subor, John Forsythe.
Participants/Performers
Frenzy: Jon Finch, Alec McCowen, Barry Foster, Billie Whitelaw, Anna Massey, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Bernard Cribbins, Vivien Merchant.
Participants/Performers
Family plot: Karen Black, Bruce Dern, Barbara Harris, William Devane, Ed Lauter, Cathleen Nesbitt, Katherine Helmond, Warren J. Kemmerling.
Description
Saboteur: A factory worker is falsely accused of sabotage and sets off on a desperate, action-packed cross-country chase to clear his name.
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Shadow of a doubt: A young girl, overjoyed when her favorite uncle comes to visit the family, slowly begins to suspect that he is in fact the "Merry Widow" killer sought by the authorities.
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Rope: Two friends strangle a classmate and then hold a party for their victim's family while their former teacher becomes increasingly suspicious that his students have turned his intellectual theories into brutal reality.
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Rear window: A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
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The trouble with Harry: While no one really minds that Harry is dead, everyone feels responsible. After Harry's body is found in the woods, several locals must determine not only how and why he was killed but what to do with the body.
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The man who knew too much: A vacationing American couple accidentally become involved in an international assassination plot and must take matters into their own hands after their son is kidnapped.
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Vertigo: A dizzying web of mistaken identify, passion and murder involving an acrophobic detective and the mysterious blonde he rescues from the San Francisco Bay.
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North by northwest: A New York City advertising executive gets plunged into a realm of spy and counterspy and is abducted, framed for murder, chased and crop-dusted.
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Psycho: A Phoenix secretary embezzles cash from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.
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The birds: A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people.
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Marnie: Marnie is a compulsive liar and thief who winds up marrying the very man she attempts to rob.
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Torn curtain: An American scientist publicly defects to East Germany as part of a cloak and dagger mission to find the solution for a formula resin before planning an escape back to the West.
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Topaz: An American CIA agent hires a French operative to travel to Cuba and investigate rumors of Russian missiles and a spy codenamed "Topaz."
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Frenzy: The "Necktie Murderer" has the London Police on red alert, and an innocent man is on a desperate quest to find the real criminal and clear his name.
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Family plot: A phony psychic/con artist and her taxi driver/private investigator boyfriend encounter a pair of serial kidnappers while trailing a missing heir in California.
Description
The best of Alfred Hitchcock presents showcases episodes from all 7 seasons of the 1955-1962 TV series that, in the words of Hitchcock himself, "brought murder back into the home -- where it belongs."
Description
The best of the Alfred Hitchcock hour features episodes from all 3 seasons of the 1962-1965 anthology TV series hosted by the Master of Suspense himself.
System Details
DVD; Dolby Digital mono.
Language
Films in English. Some films include French or Spanish audio and French or Spanish subtitles.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hitchcock, A., Viertel, P., Harrison, J., Parker, D., Wilder, T., Benson, S., Reville, A., Laurents, A., Cronyn, H., Hayes, J. M., Bennett, C., Lewis, D. B. W. 1., Coppel, A., Taylor, S., Lehman, E., Stefano, J., Hunter, E., Allen, J. P., Moore, B., Shaffer, A., Lane, P., Cummings, R., Kruger, O., Baxter, A., Bevans, C., Lloyd, N., Kruger, A., Glaser, V., Peterson, D., Wright, T., Cotten, J., Carey, M., Travers, H., Collinge, P., Ford, W., Stewart, J., Dall, J., Granger, F., Hardwicke, C., Collier, C., Dick, D., Evanson, E., Hogan, D., Chandler, J., Grace, P. o. M., Corey, W., Ritter, T., Burr, R., Gwenn, E., Forsythe, J., Natwick, M., Dunnock, M., Mathers, J., Dano, R., Fennelly, P., Macollum, B., Marfield, D., MacLaine, S., Day, D., De Banzie, B., Miles, B., Truman, R., Gélin, D., Wieth, M., Mowbray, A., Brooke, H., Olsen, C., Novak, K., Bel Geddes, B., Helmore, T., Jones, H., Grant, C., Saint, E. M., Mason, J., Landis, J. R., Carroll, L. G., Hutchinson, J., Ober, P., Landau, M., Perkins, A., Miles, V., Gavin, J., Balsam, M., McIntire, J., Leigh, J., Taylor, R., Tandy, J., Pleshette, S., Hedren, T., Cartwright, V., Connery, S., Baker, D., Gabel, M., Latham, L., Newman, P., Andrews, J., Kedrova, L., Felmy, H., Toumanova, T., Kieling, W., Donath, L., Strack, G., Opatoshu, D., Fischer, G., Stafford, F., Robin, D., Vernon, J., Dor, K., Piccoli, M., Noiret, P., Jade, C., Subor, M., Finch, J., McCowen, A., Foster, B., Whitelaw, B., Massey, A., Leigh-Hunt, B., Cribbins, B., Merchant, V., Black, K., Dern, B., Harris, B., Devane, W., Lauter, E., Nesbitt, C., Helmond, K., Kemmerling, W., Hamilton, P., Woolrich, C., Story, J. T., Boileau-Narcejac., Bloch, R., Du Maurier, D., Graham, W., Uris, L., La Bern, A. J., & Canning, V. (2017). Alfred Hitchcock: the ultimate collection . Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alfred Hitchcock et al.. 2017. Alfred Hitchcock: The Ultimate Collection. Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alfred Hitchcock et al.. Alfred Hitchcock: The Ultimate Collection Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hitchcock, Alfred, et al. Alfred Hitchcock: The Ultimate Collection Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, 2017.

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