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Alfred Hitchcock: 4 Tales of the Macabre.

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  • ISBN: 9786308279959 dvd
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

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General Note: Fright fest Classics 2012
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1 side A: Secret Agent
Disc 1 side B: Lady Vanishes
Disc 2 side A: Man who knew too much
Disc 2 side B: Sabotage
Bonus program Chaney vase
Participant or Performer Note: Cast: The lady vanishes: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas, Dame May Whitty, Cecil Parker ; Sabotage: Sylvia Sidney, Oscar Homolka, John Loder, Desmond Tester, Joyce Barbour ; The man who knew too much: Leslie Banks, Edna Best, Peter Lorre, Frank Vosper, Hugh Wakefield.
Summary, etc.: Secret agent / (1936 ; 86 min.): British novelist Edgar Brodie discovers that a government agency has faked his own death. The lady vanishes / (c1938 ; 97 min.):A young woman on a train, enroute back to England from Switzerland, meets a charming older lady who promptly disappears. The other passengers deny ever having seen her, leading the young woman into a complex web of mystery and high adventure. The man who knew too much (c1934 ; 76 min.): A British couple on vacation in Switzerland become involved in a web of foreign intrigue when they learn about an assassination plot from a dying agent and about their daughter's kidnapping. Sabotage (c1936 ; 76 min.) A seemingly mild-mannered London theater manager is actually a violent saboteur, unbeknownst to his wife and her younger brother. Unable to leave the theater because of police surveillance, he sends his innocent teenage brother-in-law on a deadly errand The Cheney vase (The Chaney vase) / (c1955 ; 24 min.): An elderly woman finds herself a prisoner in her own home.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: For private home use only.
Subject: Bombers (Terrorists) > England > London > Drama.
Attempted assassination > Drama.
Conspiracies > Drama.
Espionage, British > Drama.
Railroad trains > Drama.
Missing persons > Drama.
Spies > Drama.
Locomotives > Drama.
Railroad travel > Europe > Drama.
London (England) > Drama.
Attempted assassination.
Genre: Black and white films.

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