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Title Alfred Hitchcock : the essentials collection / Universal Studios Entertainment ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc.

Publication Info. Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult DVD Set  DVD SET-A    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  DVD HITCHCOCK REAR  DISC 1    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  DVD HITCHCOCK VERTIGO  DISC 2    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  DVD HITCHCOCK NORTH  DISC 3    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  DVD HITCHCOCK PSYCHO  DISC 4    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  DVD HITCHCOCK BIRDS  DISC 5    Check Shelf
Edition Limited edition, widescreen.
Description 5 videodisc ( approximately 10 hours) : sound, color, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 100000
Description digital optical rda
video file DVD video rda
Note Title from container.
Audience Rear window & Vertigo: MPAA rating: PG. The Birds: MPAA rating: PG-13. Psycho: MPAA rating: R. North by northwest: Not rated.
Note Disc 1 : Rear Window bonus features: "Rear window ethics : an original documentary" featurette; "A conversation with screenwriter John Michael Hayes" featurette; Production photographs; Production notes; Re-release trailer narrated by James Stewart; Theatrical trailer.
Contents Rear window (115 min.) (1954). Based on Cornell Woolrich's 1942 short story "It Had to Be Murder".
Credits Disc 1 : Rear window / Universal ; a Paramount release ; Patron, Inc. ; screenplay by John Michael Hayes ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; music score by Franz Waxman
Cast Disc 1 : Rear window: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter, Raymond Burr.
Summary Disc 1 : Rear window : based on the short story by Cornell Woolrich. A photographer confined to his room with a broken leg suspects a murder has been committed in a nearby apartment.
Note Disc 2 : Vertigo bonus features: "Obsessed with Vertigo : new life for Hitchcock's masterpiece" featurette; Feature commentary with associate producer Herbert Coleman, restoration team Robert A. Harris and James C. Katz and other Vertigo participants; Production notes; Theatrical trailers; Foreign censorship ending; The Vertigo archives.
Contents Vertigo (ca. 130 min.) (1958). The story was based on the 1954 novel D'entre les morts (From Among the Dead) by Boileau-Narcejac.
Credits Disc 2 : Vertigo / Universal ; a Paramount release ; screenplay by Alec Coppel & Samuel Taylor ; associate producer, Herbert Coleman ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; music by Bernard Herrmann.
Cast Disc 2 : Vertigo: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones.
Summary Disc 2 : Vertigo : based upon the novel "D'entre les morts" by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac. Vertigo is an elaborately constructed murder story and a fascinating study in sexual obsession. A detective with a fear of heights is drawn into a complex plot in which a girl he loves apparently falls to her death. He then meets her double and tries to re-create the image of the woman he has loved but lost in death.
Note Disc 3 : North By Northwest bonus features: Commentary by screenwriter Ernest Lehman; Music-only audio track.
Contents North by northwest (136 min.) (1959).
Credits Disc 3 : North by northwest / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; written by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; music by Bernard Herrmann.
Cast Disc 3 : North by northwest: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Martin Landau, Jesse Royce Landis.
Summary Disc 3 : In North by northwest, an ad executive is mistaken for a spy by foreign agents.
Note Disc 4 : Psycho bonus features: Production notes; Theatrical trailer; Re-release trailer; Newsreel footage: the release of Psycho; The shower scene with and without music; The Psycho archives; Production photographs; Behind-the-scenes photographs.
Contents Psycho (109 min.) (1960). Based on the 1959 novel of the same name by Robert Bloch.
Credits Disc 4 : Psycho / Universal ; a Paramount release ; screenplay by Joseph Stefano ; Shamley Productions, Inc. ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; music, Bernard Herrmann.
Cast Disc 4 : Psycho: Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam, John McIntire, Janet Leigh.
Summary Disc 4 : Psycho: based on the novel by Robert Bloch. Psycho is a horror melodrama in which a woman disappears after spending the night in an isolated motel which adjoins an eerie Victorian mansion, inhabited by a disturbed young man and his mother.
Note Disc 5 : The Birds bonus features: Deleted scene; The original ending; Storyboard sequence; Tippi Hedren's screen test; "The birds" is coming (Universal international newsreel); Suspense story : National Press Club hears Hitchcock (Universal international newsreel); Production photographs; Production notes, Theatrical trailer.
Contents The Birds (120 min.) (1963). Loosely based on the 1952 story of the same name by Daphne du Maurier
Credits Disc 5: The Birds / Universal Pictures ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Performer Disc 5 : The Birds: Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette, Tippi Hedren, Veronica Cartwright.
Summary Disc 5 : The Birds: based on a story by Daphne Du Maurier. In The Birds, a small California town is attacked by thousands of birds.
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen presentations; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono; dual layer format.
Language Disc 1 : Rear window, English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English SDH or Spanish subtitles.
Disc 2 : Vertigo In English with optional English SDH, French, or Spanish subtitles.
Disc 3 : North by northwest in English or dubbed French dialogue, with optional English SHD or French subtitles.
Disc 4 : Psycho in English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English SDH or Spanish subtitles.
Disc 5 : The Birds: In English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English SDH subtitles.
Subject Voyeurism -- Drama.
Murder -- Drama.
Neighbors -- Drama.
People with disabilities -- Drama.
Greenwich Village (New York, N.Y.) -- Drama.
Acrophobia -- Drama.
Ex-police officers -- California -- San Francisco -- Drama.
Bates, Norman (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Disappeared persons -- Drama.
Murder -- Investigation -- Drama.
Hotelkeepers -- Drama.
Birds -- Behavior -- Drama.
Human-animal relationships -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Mistaken identity -- Drama.
Spies -- Drama.
Acrophobia. (OCoLC)fst00796090
Bates, Norman (Fictitious character) (OCoLC)fst00828688
Birds -- Behavior. (OCoLC)fst00832976
Disappeared persons. (OCoLC)fst00894675
Ex-police officers. (OCoLC)fst00917462
Hotelkeepers. (OCoLC)fst00961760
Human-animal relationships. (OCoLC)fst00963482
Man-woman relationships. (OCoLC)fst01007080
Mistaken identity. (OCoLC)fst01023960
Murder. (OCoLC)fst01029781
Murder -- Investigation. (OCoLC)fst01029788
Neighbors. (OCoLC)fst01200293
People with disabilities. (OCoLC)fst01057245
Spies. (OCoLC)fst01129772
Voyeurism. (OCoLC)fst01169342
California -- San Francisco. (OCoLC)fst01204481
New York (State) -- New York -- Greenwich Village. (OCoLC)fst01322891
Genre/Form Feature films.
Fiction films.
Spy films.
Detective and mystery films.
Horror films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Detective and mystery films. (OCoLC)fst01710476
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Horror films. (OCoLC)fst01710373
Spy films. (OCoLC)fst01710340
Thrillers (Motion pictures) (OCoLC)fst01726193
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
Added Author Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980. Director.
Hayes, John Michael, 1919-2008. Screenwriter.
Stewart, James, 1908-1997. Actor.
Grace, Princess of Monaco, 1929-1982. Actor.
Corey, Wendell, 1914-1968. Actor.
Ritter, Thelma. Actor.
Burr, Raymond, 1917-1993. Actor.
Coppel, Alec. Screenwriter.
Taylor, Samuel, 1912-2000. Screenwriter.
Novak, Kim. Actor.
Bel Geddes, Barbara. Actor.
Helmore, Tom. Actor.
Jones, Henry, 1912-1999. Actor.
Lehman, Ernest, 1915-2005. Screenwriter.
Grant, Cary, 1904-1986. Actor.
Saint, Eva Marie, 1924- Actor.
Mason, James, 1909-1984. Actor.
Landau, Martin. Actor.
Landis, Jessie Royce, 1904-1972. Actor.
Stefano, Joseph. Screenwriter.
Perkins, Anthony, 1932-1992. Actor.
Miles, Vera. Actor.
Gavin, John, 1931-2018. Actor.
Balsam, Martin, 1919-1996. Actor.
McIntire, John, 1907-1991. Actor.
Leigh, Janet. Actor.
Hunter, Evan, 1926-2005. Screenwriter.
Taylor, Rod, 1930-2015. Actor.
Tandy, Jessica. Actor.
Pleshette, Suzanne, 1937-2008. Actor.
Hedren, Tippi. Actor.
Cartwright, Veronica. Actor.
Herrmann, Bernard, 1911-1975. Composer.
Woolrich, Cornell, 1903-1968. Rear window.
Boileau-Narcejac. D'entre les morts.
Bloch, Robert, 1917-1994. Psycho.
Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989. Birds.
Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions.
Universal Studios, Inc.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Patron, Inc.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Shamley Productions.
Added Title Essentials collection : Rear window ; Vertigo ; North by Northwest ; Psycho ; The Birds
Vertigo (Motion picture : 1958)
Rear window (Motion picture : 1954)
Psycho (Motion picture : 1960)
North by northwest (Motion picture)
Birds (Motion picture)
Rear window ethics.
Rear window.
North by northwest.
Standard No. 025192084546
Music No. 61116498 Universal Studios (set)
467165 Universal Studios (Rear window)
467166 Universal Studios (Vertigo)
467171 Universal Studios (Psycho)
467170 Universal Studios (The birds)
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