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

Strangers on a train, [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; screenplay by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (videorecording)

Label
Strangers on a train
Title
Strangers on a train
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; screenplay by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A tennis star (Guy) is harassed on a train by a psychotic (Bruno)who wants to swap murders and who proceeds to carry out his part of the unconfirmed bargain. The British version amplifies Bruno's flamboyance, his homoerotic attraction to Guy, and his psychotic personality
Member of
Cataloging source
JCD
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Strangers on a train (Motion picture)
  • Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a train
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Burks; film editor, William Ziegler; original music, Dimitri Tiomkin
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
Hollywood version not rated; British version rated PG
Language note
In English with optional French soundtrack; optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S77 1997
PerformerNote
Farley Granger, Ruth Roman, Robert Walker, Leo G. Carroll, Patricia Hitchcock, Laura Elliott
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1980
  • 1888-1959
  • 1913-
  • 1924-
  • 1918-1951
  • 1886-1972
  • 1921-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Chandler, Raymond
  • Ormonde, Czenzi
  • Granger, Farley
  • Roman, Ruth
  • Walker, Robert
  • Carroll, Leo G.
  • Hitchcock, Pat
  • Elliott, Laura
  • Highsmith, Patricia
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
204
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • Murder
  • Detective and mystery films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Strangers on a train, [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; screenplay by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: Alfred Hitchcock's
  • DVD format
  • Contains the Hollywood version (101 min.) on side A and the British version (103 min.) on side B
  • Based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1951
  • Special features: scene access, cast, production notes, newsreel/trailer gallery, film flash
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm38844742
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (204 min.)
Isbn
9780790731025
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w, double sided
Publisher number
15324
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital; formatted to fit TV screen
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Strangers on a train, [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; screenplay by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: Alfred Hitchcock's
  • DVD format
  • Contains the Hollywood version (101 min.) on side A and the British version (103 min.) on side B
  • Based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1951
  • Special features: scene access, cast, production notes, newsreel/trailer gallery, film flash
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm38844742
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (204 min.)
Isbn
9780790731025
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w, double sided
Publisher number
15324
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital; formatted to fit TV screen
Video recording format
laserdisc

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