Alfred Hitchcock [DVD] the legend begins.
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Published
[Minneapolis, Minn.] : Mill Creek Entertainment, c2007.
Format
DVD
Physical Desc
4 videodiscs (ca. 1613 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Status
Hudson Regional Library - DVD - Adult
DVD F ALFRED
1 available
Hugh Embry Branch Library - DVD - Adult
DVD F ALFRED
1 available
Land O'Lakes Branch Library - DVD - Adult
DVD F ALFRED
1 available

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Published
[Minneapolis, Minn.] : Mill Creek Entertainment, c2007.
Language
English
UPC
683904200310

Notes

General Note
Title from container.
General Note
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.
General Note
Bonus feature: Sir Alfred Hitchcock's movie trailers spanning his career (55 min.).
Creation/Production Credits
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.
Creation/Production Credits
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.
Creation/Production Credits
Disc 3. Easy Virtue: Photographer, Claude McDonnell ; art director, Clifford Pember -- Jamaica Inn: Photographer, Harry Stradling ; editor, Robert Hamer -- The Lodger: Photographer, Baron Ventimiglia ; art directors, C. Wilfrid Arnold and Betram Evans ; editor, Ivor Montagu -- The Ring: Photographer, John J. Cox ; art director, C.W. Arnold -- Young and Innocent: Photographer, Bernard Knowles ; art director, Alfred Junge ; editor, Charles Frend.
Creation/Production Credits
Disc 4. Juno and the Paycock: Photographer, J.J. Cox ; art director, J. Marchant ; editor, Emile de Ruelle -- Sabotage: Photographer, Bernard Knowles ; art director, O. Werndorff ; editor, Charles Frend -- The Skin Game: Photographer, J.J. Cox ; art director, J.B. Maxwell ; editor, A. Gobbett and R. Marrison -- Number Seventeen: Photographer, John J. Cox and Byran Langley ; art director, Wilfred Arnold ; editor, A.C. Hammond -- The Man Who Knew Too Much: Photographer, Curt Courant ; art director, Alfred Junge ; editor, H. St. C. Stewart.
Participants/Performers
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.
Participants/Performers
Disc 2. Rich and strange: Henry Kendall ; The thirty-nine steps: Robert Donat ; Secret agent:: John Gielgud ; Champagne: Betty Balfour ; Blackmail: Anny Ondra.
Participants/Performers
Disc 3. Easy virtue: Isabel Jeans ; Jamaica Inn: Charles Laughton ; The lodger: Ivor Novello ; The ring: Carl Brisson ; Young and innocent: Derrick DeMaraney.
Participants/Performers
Disc 4. Juno and the paycock: Maire O'Neill ; Sabotage: Oskar Homolka ; The skin game: C.V. France ; Number seventeen: Leon M. Lion ; The man who knew too much: Peter Lorre.
Description
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.
Description
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.
Description
Disc 3. Easy virtue: (silent) A woman has an affair with an artist painting her portrait and is subsequently caught by her boorish husband, who drove her into the artist's arms due to his lack of attention ; Jamaica Inn: A gang of ship wreckers using the local inn as their base of operations must try to keep their activities hidden from a gang member's niece and also a Lloyd's of London investigator who have recently arrived ; The lodger: (silent) In Alfred Hitchcock's first thriller, the city of London is in the grips of fear as a killer known as "The Avenger" murders young blonde women during foggy evenings ; The ring: (silent) A fighter boxes in small venues and his marriage is eroding, due to the advances of a champion fighter upon her ; Young and innocent: A writer accused of murdering his girlfriend escapes police custody with a young woman in tow and the two fugitives attempt to find the real killer to prove the man's innocence.
Description
Disc 4. Juno and the paycock: A mother of a family of Dublin tenement dwellers tries to hold the family together in spite of the chaos surrounding her ; Sabotage: Centers around the operator of a local cinema who also works with a group of saboteurs and hides his secret life from his wife and brother-in-law ; The skin game: A poor family must resort to blackmail to get their land back after a wealthy land developer buys the family estate at an auction ; Number seventeen: A group of visitors at a vacant house finds they all have some connection to a jewel heist ; The man who knew too much: A vacationing British businessman and his family find themselves in great danger when they witness the murder of a French secret agent.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD.
Language
English dialogue (all discs); silent film captions in English.

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Hudson Regional Library - DVD - AdultDVD F ALFREDOn Shelf
Hugh Embry Branch Library - DVD - AdultDVD F ALFREDOn Shelf
Land O'Lakes Branch Library - DVD - AdultDVD F ALFREDOn Shelf
New River Branch Library - DVD - AdultDVD F ALFREDChecked OutMarch 11, 2024

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hitchcock, A. (2007). Alfred Hitchcock [DVD]: the legend begins . Mill Creek Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980. 2007. Alfred Hitchcock [DVD]: The Legend Begins. Mill Creek Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980. Alfred Hitchcock [DVD]: The Legend Begins Mill Creek Entertainment, 2007.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hitchcock, Alfred. Alfred Hitchcock [DVD]: The Legend Begins Mill Creek Entertainment, 2007.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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