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The Resource Alfred Hitchcock's Topaz, Universal ; director of photography, Jack Hildyard ; associate producer, Herbert Coleman ; screenplay by Samuel Taylor ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock's Topaz, Universal ; director of photography, Jack Hildyard ; associate producer, Herbert Coleman ; screenplay by Samuel Taylor ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Label
Alfred Hitchcock's Topaz
Title
Alfred Hitchcock's Topaz
Statement of responsibility
Universal ; director of photography, Jack Hildyard ; associate producer, Herbert Coleman ; screenplay by Samuel Taylor ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Title variation
Topaz
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Set designer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
An American CIA agent hires a French operative to travel to Cuba and investigate rumors of Russian missiles and Topaz, a NATO spy. The inquiry soon spins into a life-threatening escapade of espionage, betrayal and murder
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
ZCU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Film editor, William H. Ziegler ; assistant directors, Douglas Green, James Westman ; set decorations, John Austin ; costume supervisor, Peter Saldutti ; costumes by Edith Head ; production designer, Henry Bumstead ; music composed and conducted by Maurice Jarre
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
In English with optional English SDH, French or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
John Forsythe, Frederick Stafford, Dany Robin, John Vernon, Karin Dor, Michel Piccoli, Philippe Noiret, Claude Jade, Michel Subor, Per-Axel Arosenius, Roscoe Lee Browne, Edmon Ryan, Sonja Kolthoff, Tina Hedstrom, John van Dreelen, Don Randolph, Roberto Contreras, Carlos Rivas, Roger Til, Lewis Charles, Sandor Szabo, Anna Navarro, Lew Brown, John Roper, George Skaff
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  • 1899-1980
  • 1907-
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http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Hildyard, Jack
  • Coleman, Herbert
  • Taylor, Samuel
  • Forsythe, John
  • Stafford, Frederick
  • Robin, Dany
  • Vernon, John
  • Dor, Karin
  • Piccoli, Michel
  • Noiret, Philippe
  • Jade, Claude
  • Subor, Michel
  • Arosenius, Per-Axel
  • Browne, Roscoe Lee
  • Ryan, Edmon
  • Kolthoff, Sonja
  • Hedström, Tina
  • Van Dreelen, John
  • Randolph, Donald
  • Rivas, Carlos
  • Charles, Lewis
  • Szabo, Sandor
  • Brown, Lew
  • Roper, John
  • Ziegler, William
  • Austin, John P
  • Head, Edith
  • Bumstead, Henry
  • Jarre, Maurice
  • Uris, Leon
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
142
Series statement
The Alfred Hitchcock collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Uris, Leon
  • Uris, Leon
  • Cold War (1945-1989)
  • Spies
  • Espionage, American
  • Cold War
  • Espías
  • Espionaje americano
  • Spies
  • Espionage, American
  • Spies
  • French language materials
  • Spanish language materials
Technique
live action
Label
Alfred Hitchcock's Topaz, Universal ; director of photography, Jack Hildyard ; associate producer, Herbert Coleman ; screenplay by Samuel Taylor ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Leon Uris
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1969
  • Also issued as part of Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection
  • Special features: "Topaz: an appreciation by film historian and critic Leonard Maltin" featurette; Alternate endings (The duel, The airport, The suicide); Storyboards: The Mendozas; Production photographs; Theatrical trailer; Production notes
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
Control code
ocm62252816
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (142 min.)
Isbn
9781417058938
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192831423
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 28346
  • 17909
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62252816
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Alfred Hitchcock's Topaz, Universal ; director of photography, Jack Hildyard ; associate producer, Herbert Coleman ; screenplay by Samuel Taylor ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Leon Uris
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1969
  • Also issued as part of Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection
  • Special features: "Topaz: an appreciation by film historian and critic Leonard Maltin" featurette; Alternate endings (The duel, The airport, The suicide); Storyboards: The Mendozas; Production photographs; Theatrical trailer; Production notes
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
Control code
ocm62252816
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (142 min.)
Isbn
9781417058938
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192831423
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 28346
  • 17909
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62252816
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD

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