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The Resource Strangers on a Train, Warner Bros. Pictures ; screen play by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Strangers on a Train, Warner Bros. Pictures ; screen play by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Label
Strangers on a Train
Title
Strangers on a Train
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; screen play by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Title variation
Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a Train
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Contributor
Actor
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Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Screenwriter
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
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TEFMT
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videorecording
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Strangers on a train (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Burks ; film editor, William Ziegler ; original music, Dimitri Tiomkin
Dewey number
791.43/72
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Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG ; Bonus features not rated
Language note
In English or dubbed French with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; Closed captioned for main feature only
PerformerNote
Farley Granger, Ruth Roman, Robert Walker, Leo G. Carroll
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  • 1899-1980
  • 1888-1959
  • 1906-2004
  • 1922-1999
  • 1918-1951
  • 1886-1972
  • 1894-1979
  • 1921-1995
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  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Cook, Whitfield
  • Chandler, Raymond
  • Ormonde, Czenzi
  • Granger, Farley
  • Roman, Ruth
  • Walker, Robert
  • Carroll, Leo G.
  • Burks, Robert
  • Ziegler, William
  • Tiomkin, Dimitri
  • Highsmith, Patricia
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
204
Series statement
Alfred Hitchcock : the signature collection
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  • Highsmith, Patricia
  • Highsmith, Patricia
  • Murder
  • Passenger trains
  • Railroad travel
  • Murderers
  • Conspiracy
  • Homicide
  • Conspiracy
  • Murder
  • Murderers
  • Passenger trains
  • Railroad travel
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Strangers on a Train, Warner Bros. Pictures ; screen play by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Adaptation by Whitfield Cook from the novel by Patricia Highsmith
  • Originally released in 1951 as 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)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Final release version (101 min.) -- Disc 2. Preview version (103 min.)
Control code
ocm56365706
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (101, 103 min.)
Isbn
9780790789989
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393197520
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
31975
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56365706
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Strangers on a Train, Warner Bros. Pictures ; screen play by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Publication
Note
  • Adaptation by Whitfield Cook from the novel by Patricia Highsmith
  • Originally released in 1951 as 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)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Final release version (101 min.) -- Disc 2. Preview version (103 min.)
Control code
ocm56365706
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (101, 103 min.)
Isbn
9780790789989
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393197520
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
31975
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56365706
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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