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Title Strangers on a train [videorecording] / [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures.
Imprint Burbank, CA : distributed by Warner Home Video, [2004]

LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Adult DVDs - Feature Films  DVD S pt.1-2 DRAMA    CHECK SHELF
 Adult DVDs - Feature Films  DVD S pt.1-2 DRAMA    CHECK SHELF
Edition Two-disc special ed. ; Standard version.
Description 2 videodiscs (204 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Alfred Hitchcock signature collection
System Det DVD, Dolby digital mono.
Note Includes English and French language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
Cast Farley Granger, Ruth Roman, Robert Walker, Leo G. Carroll.
Credits Screenplay, Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde ; director, Alfred Hitchcock ; director of photography, Robert Burks ; film editor, William Ziegler ; original music, Dimitri Tiomkin.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1951.
Adaptation by Whitfield Cook from the novel by Patricia Highsmith.
Audience MPAA rating: PG; some violence and tension.
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. Haines doesn't take the plan seriously, however, until his wife is suddenly murdered, and Anthony appears to demand that Haines keep his part of the bargain.
Contents Disc 1. Final release version (101 min.) -- Disc 2. Preview version (103 min.).
Note Special features: 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 Hitchock 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).
Local Note MW, 12-04; 7-08(add)
Subject Murder -- Drama.
Genre Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.
Alt Author Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980.
Granger, Farley.
Roman, Ruth, 1922-1999.
Walker, Robert, 1918-1951.
Carroll, Leo G., 1886-1972.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Alt Title Alfred Hitchcock's strangers on a train
ISBN 0790789981
ISBN/ISSN 085393197520
Music # 31975 Warner Home Video


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