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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD ALFRED (2 DISCS) (DRAMA) (Text) 39206020042097 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 750 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Minneapolis, Minn.] : Mill Creek Entertainment, [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
The Chaney vase and The sorcerer's apprentice were episodes in the television series, Alfred Hitchcock presents, broadcast between 1955 and 1962 ; feature films originally released between 1926 and 1939.
Bonus feature: Sir Alfred Hitchcock's movie trailers spanning his career (55 min.)
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1: Lady vanishes / GB Pictures ; an Alfred Hitchcock film ; screenplay by Sidney Gilliatt and Frank Launder (1938, ca. 97 min.) -- Farmer's wife / British International Picture Ltd. ; an Alfred Hitchcock film ; [play] by Eden Phillpotts ; screenplay by Eliot Stannard (1928, ca. 98 min.) -- Manxman / British International Picture Ltd. ; an Alfred Hitchcock film ; original story by Sir Hall Caine (1926, ca. 83 min.) -- Alfred Hitchcock presents: The Chaney vase / Shamley Productions Inc. ; directed by Robert Stevens ; written by Robert Blees (1955-1962, ca. 24 min.) -- Alfred Hitchcock presents: The sorcerer's apprentice / Shamley Productions Inc. ; produced by John Harrison (1955-1962, ca. 24 min.)
Disc 2: Rich and strange / British International Pictures Ltd. ; story by Dale Collins ; directed and adapted by Alfred Hitchcock (1932, ca. 83 min.) -- Thirty-nine steps / Gaumont-British Pictures Ltd. ; an Alfred Hitchcock film ; story by John Buchan ; adapted by Charles Bennett (1935, ca. 83 min.) -- Secret agent / Gaumont-British Pictures Ltd.; an Alfred Hitchcock film ; from the play by Campbell Dixon, based on the novel "Ashenden" by W. Somerset Maugham ; screenplay by Charles Bennett (1936, ca. 86 min.) -- Champagne / British International Pictures Ltd.; original story by Walter C. Mycroft ; directed and adapted by Alfred Hitchcock (1928, ca. 86 min.) -- Blackmail / British International Pictures Ltd.; from the play by Charles Bennett ; directed and adapted by Alfred Hitchcock (1929, ca. 84 min.)
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Disc 1. The lady vanishes: photographer, Jack Cox ; editor, R.E. Dearing -- The farmer's wife: photographer, John J. Cox ; art director, C. Wilfred Arnold -- The manxman: photographer, Jack Cox ; art director, W. Arnold ; editor, Emile de Ruelle -- Alfred Hitchcock presents: The Cheney vase: photographer, Reggie Lanning ; art director, Martin Obzina ; editor, Edward W. Williams -- Alfred Hitchcock presents: The sorcerer's apprentice: photographer, John L. Russell ; art director, Martin Obzina ; editor, Edward W. Williams.
Disc 2. Rich and Strange: Photographer, John Cox and Charles Martin ; art director, C. Wilfred Arnold ; editor, Rene Marrison and Winifred Cooper -- The Thirty-nine Steps: Photographer, Bernard Knowles ; art director, O. Werndorff ; editor, D.N. Twist -- Secret Agent: Photographer, Bernard Knowles ; art director, O. Werndorff ; editor, Charles Frend -- Champagne: Photographer, John J. Cox ; art director C.W. Arnold -- Blackmail: Photographer, Jack Cox ; art director, W.C. Arnold ; editor, Emile de Ruelle.
Participant or Performer Note:
Disc 1. The lady vanishes: Margaret Lockwood ; The farmer's wife: Jameson Thomas ; The manxman: Carl Brisson ; Alfred Hitchcock presents: the Chaney vase: Darrin McGavin ; Alfred Hitchcock presents: the sorcerer's apprentice: Brandon De Wilde.
Disc 2. Rich and strange: Henry Kendall ; The thirty-nine steps: Robert Donat ; Secret agent:: John Gielgud ; Champagne: Betty Balfour ; Blackmail: Anny Ondra.
Summary, etc.:
Disc 1. The lady vanishes: During a transcontinental train trip in Europe, a young woman is alarmed to discover a passenger has disappeared ; The farmer's wife: (silent) A lonely widowed farmer is looking for a new bride, not realizing the housekeeper helping him with his search is secretly in love with him ; The manxman: (silent) A romantic tale of intrigue involving a love triangle concerning three residents of the Isle of Man ; Alfred Hitchcock presents: the Chaney vase: An elderly woman finds herself a prisoner in her own home ; Alfred Hitchcock presents: the sorcerer's apprentice: A young drifter is befriended by a carnival magician and his beautiful assistant, who don't realize with whom they are involved.
Disc 2. Rich and strange: A couple living in a working-class section of town that receives an inheritance and decides to use their windfall to take a cruise. While aboard ship, the couple ends up losing all of their funds ; The thirty-nine steps: The story of a Canadian gentleman visiting London, who gets mixed up with some foreign espionage ; Secret agent: Set during World War I, a British author is recruited to assassinate a German spy operating out of Switzerland ; Champagne: (silent) A wealthy Wall Street philanthropist is exasperated with his daughter's behavior so he looks to teach her a lesson ; Blackmail: A shopkeeper's daughter seeks to keep her involvement in a murder away from her Scotland Yard detective boyfriend.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD.
Language Note:
English dialogue (all discs); silent film captions in English.
Subject: Digital recordings.
Foreign films.
Motion pictures, British.
Genre: Feature films.
Thrillers (Television programs)
Film noir.
Television programs.
Film adaptations.
Thriller > Feature.
Film noir > Feature.
Adaptation > Feature.
Feature films.
Suspense films.
Film noir.

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