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The Resource Alfred Hitchcock : the essentials collection : Rear window ; Vertigo ; North by northwest ; Psycho ; The birds, Universal, (videorecording)

Alfred Hitchcock : the essentials collection : Rear window ; Vertigo ; North by northwest ; Psycho ; The birds, Universal, (videorecording)

Label
Alfred Hitchcock : the essentials collection : Rear window ; Vertigo ; North by northwest ; Psycho ; The birds
Title
Alfred Hitchcock
Title remainder
the essentials collection : Rear window ; Vertigo ; North by northwest ; Psycho ; The birds
Statement of responsibility
Universal
Title variation
  • Hitchcock, the essentials collection
  • Essentials collection
Title variation remainder
Rear window ; Vertigo ; North by northwest ; Psycho ; The birds
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • Rear window: "A photographer ... becomes obsessed with watching his neighbors and discovers a possible murder"--Set container
  • Vertigo: "[A] dizzying web of mistaken identity, passion and murder involving an acrophobic detective and a mysterious blonde"--Set container
  • North by northwest: "[An] adman ... gets plunged into a realm of spy and counterspy and is abducted, framed for murder, chased and crop-dusted"--Set container
  • Psycho: "[An] unsuspecting visitor to the Bates Motel ... falls prey to one of cinema's nost notorious psychopaths, Norman Bates"--Set container
  • The birds: "[A] tale of nature gone berserk, when thousands of birds flock into a seaside town and terrorize the residents in a series of deadly attacks"--Set container
Member of
Cataloging source
JBL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Rear window (Motion picture)
  • Vertigo (Motion picture : 1958)
  • North by northwest (Motion picture)
  • Psycho (Motion picture : 1960)
  • Birds (Motion picture)
Credits note
  • Rear window: Director of photography, Robert Burks ; editor, George Tomasini ; music score, Franz Waxman
  • Vertigo: Director of photography, Robert Burks ; editor, George Tomasini ; music, Bernard Herrmann
  • North by northwest: Director of photography, Robert Burks ; editor, George Tomasini ; music by Bernard Herrmann
  • Psycho: Director of photography, John L. Russell ; editor, George Tomasini ; music, Bernard Herrmann
  • The birds: Director of photography, Robert Burks ; editor, George Tomasini
Dewey number
791.4375
Language note
  • Rear window: English, French or Spanish, with optional French or Spanish subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Vertigo: English, French or Spanish, with optional subtitles in French and Spanish; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • North by northwest: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish dialogue, with optional subtitles in Danish, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Psycho: English or French dialogue, with optional subtitles in French and Spanish; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • The birds: English, French or Spanish dialogue, with optional subtitles in French and Spanish; optionally subtitled in English for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
  • Rear window: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter, Raymond Burr
  • Vertigo: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones
  • North by northwest: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Martin Landau, Jesse Royce Landis
  • Psycho: Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam, John McIntire, Janet Leigh
  • The birds: Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette, Tippi Hedren, Veronica Cartwright
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1980
  • 1919-2008
  • 1908-1997
  • 1929-1982
  • 1914-1968
  • 1917-1993
  • 1912-2000
  • 1912-1999
  • 1915-2005
  • 1904-1986
  • 1924-
  • 1909-1984
  • 1904-1972
  • 1932-1992
  • 1928-
  • 1919-1996
  • 1907-1991
  • 1926-2005
  • 1930-
  • 1937-2008
  • 1906-1967
  • 1911-1975
  • 1903-1968
  • 1917-1994
  • 1907-1989
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Hayes, John Michael
  • Stewart, James
  • Grace
  • Corey, Wendell
  • Ritter, Thelma
  • Burr, Raymond
  • Coppel, Alec
  • Taylor, Samuel
  • Novak, Kim
  • Bel Geddes, Barbara
  • Helmore, Tom
  • Jones, Henry
  • Lehman, Ernest
  • Grant, Cary
  • Saint, Eva Marie
  • Mason, James
  • Landau, Martin
  • Landis, Jessie Royce
  • Stefano, Joseph
  • Perkins, Anthony
  • Miles, Vera
  • Gavin, John
  • Balsam, Martin
  • McIntire, John
  • Leigh, Janet
  • Hunter, Evan
  • Taylor, Rod
  • Tandy, Jessica
  • Pleshette, Suzanne
  • Hedren, Tippi
  • Cartwright, Veronica
  • Waxman, Franz
  • Herrmann, Bernard
  • Woolrich, Cornell
  • Boileau-Narcejac
  • Bloch, Robert
  • Du Maurier, Daphne
  • Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions
  • Universal Studios, Inc
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Patron, Inc
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Shamley Productions
Runtime
609
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Voyeurism
  • Murder
  • Neighbors
  • People with disabilities
  • Greenwich Village (New York, N.Y.)
  • Acrophobia
  • Ex-police officers
  • Bates, Norman (Fictitious character)
  • Disappeared persons
  • Murder
  • Hotelkeepers
  • Birds
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Mistaken identity
  • Spies
Technique
live action
Label
Alfred Hitchcock : the essentials collection : Rear window ; Vertigo ; North by northwest ; Psycho ; The birds, Universal, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from set container; information for North by northwest disc from container, only feature film with English language soundtrack and special features onscreen menu accessible
  • Five Blu-ray disc set includes five of Alfred Hitchcock's iconic films, each accompanied by a selection of bonus features: Rear window (115 min.), released in 1954; Vertigo (129 min.), released in 1958; North by northwest (136 min.), released in 1959; Psycho (109 min.), released in 1960; and, The birds (120 min.), released in 1963
  • Rear window: Based on the short story by Cornell Woolrich
  • Vertigo: Based upon the novel "D'entre les morts" by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac
  • Psycho: Based on the novel by Robert Bloch
  • The birds: Based on a story by Daphne Du Maurier
  • Bonus features (Rear window): "Rear window ethics : an original documentary" featurette; "A conversation with screenwriter John Michael Hayes" featurette; "Pure cinema: through the eyes of the master" featurette; "Breaking barriers: the sound of Hitchcock" featurette; Hitchcock/Truffaut interview excerpts; "Masters of cinema" featurette; optional feature commentary with John Fawell; Production photographs; Theatrical trailer; Re-release trailer narrated by James Stewart
  • Bonus features (Vertigo): "Obsessed with Vertigo: new life for Hitchcock's masterpiece" featurette; "Partners in crime: Hitchcock's collaborators" featurette; Hitchcock/Truffaut interview excerpts; Foreign censorship ending; The Vertigo archives; optional feature commentary with director William Friedkin; "100 years of Universal: the Lew Wasserman era" featurette; Theatrical trailers
  • Bonus features (North by northwest): "Destination Hitchcock: the making of North by northwest" featurette; "North by northwest: one for the ages" featurette; "The master's touch: Hitchcock's signature style" featurette; "Cary Grant: a class apart" featurette; optional feature commentary by screenwriter Ernest Lehman; stills and trailer galleries
  • Bonus features (Psycho): "The making of Psycho" featurette; "Psycho sound" featurette; "In the master's shadow: Hitchcock's legacy" featurette; Hitchcock/Truffaut interview excerpts; Newsreel footage: the release of Psycho; The shower scene: with and without music; The shower scene: storyboards by Saul Bass; The Psycho archives; optional feature commentary with Stephen Rebello; Lobby cards; Behind-the-scenes photographs; Production photographs; trailers, posters and Psycho ads
  • Bonus features (The birds): A deleted scene; the original ending; "The birds: Hitchcock's monster movie" featurette; "All about The birds" featurette; Storyboard sequence; Tippi Hedren's screen test; Hitchcock/Truffaut interview excerpts; "The birds" is coming (Universal international newsreel); Suspense story: National Press Club hears Hitchcock (Universal international newsreel); Production photographs; "100 years of Universal: restoring the classics" featurette; "100 years of Universal: the lot" featurette; trailer
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Rear window / Universal ; a Paramount release ; Patron, Inc. ; screenplay by John Michael Hayes ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock -- Vertigo / Universal ; a Paramount release ; screenplay by Alec Coppel & Samuel Taylor ; associate producer, Herbert Coleman ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock -- North by northwest / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; written by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock -- Psycho / Universal ; a Paramount release ; screenplay by Joseph Stefano ; Shamley Productions, Inc. ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock -- The birds / Universal Pictures ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Control code
ocn847213478
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Limited ed., widescreen ed.
Extent
5 videodiscs (609 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
HEND : 2014-07-22
Other control number
025192180583
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
  • 61125885
  • 2026745
  • 499244
  • 2026435
  • 499241
  • 2026434
  • 5000161243
  • 499245
  • 2026436
  • 499234
  • 2026432
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)847213478
  • (Sirsi)u025192180583
System details
  • Rear window: Blu-ray; 1080p High-Definition, widescreen (1.66:1) aspect ratio, DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 mono, DTS digital surround 2.0 mono.; requires Blu-ray player
  • Vertigo: Blu-ray; 1080p High-Defintion, widescreen (1.85:1) aspect ratio, DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, DTS digital surround 2.0; requires Blu-ray player
  • North by northwest: Blu-ray; 1080p High-Definition, widescreen (1.78:1) aspect ratio, Dolby TrueHD 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, mono. 1.0; requires Blu-ray player
  • Psycho: Blu-ray; 1080p High-Definition, widescreen (1.85:1) aspect ratio, DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, DTS digital surround 2.0 mono; requires Blu-ray player
  • The birds: Blu-ray; 1080p High-Definition widescreen (1.85:1) aspec ratio, DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 mono., DTS digital surround 2.0 mono.; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Alfred Hitchcock : the essentials collection : Rear window ; Vertigo ; North by northwest ; Psycho ; The birds, Universal, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from set container; information for North by northwest disc from container, only feature film with English language soundtrack and special features onscreen menu accessible
  • Five Blu-ray disc set includes five of Alfred Hitchcock's iconic films, each accompanied by a selection of bonus features: Rear window (115 min.), released in 1954; Vertigo (129 min.), released in 1958; North by northwest (136 min.), released in 1959; Psycho (109 min.), released in 1960; and, The birds (120 min.), released in 1963
  • Rear window: Based on the short story by Cornell Woolrich
  • Vertigo: Based upon the novel "D'entre les morts" by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac
  • Psycho: Based on the novel by Robert Bloch
  • The birds: Based on a story by Daphne Du Maurier
  • Bonus features (Rear window): "Rear window ethics : an original documentary" featurette; "A conversation with screenwriter John Michael Hayes" featurette; "Pure cinema: through the eyes of the master" featurette; "Breaking barriers: the sound of Hitchcock" featurette; Hitchcock/Truffaut interview excerpts; "Masters of cinema" featurette; optional feature commentary with John Fawell; Production photographs; Theatrical trailer; Re-release trailer narrated by James Stewart
  • Bonus features (Vertigo): "Obsessed with Vertigo: new life for Hitchcock's masterpiece" featurette; "Partners in crime: Hitchcock's collaborators" featurette; Hitchcock/Truffaut interview excerpts; Foreign censorship ending; The Vertigo archives; optional feature commentary with director William Friedkin; "100 years of Universal: the Lew Wasserman era" featurette; Theatrical trailers
  • Bonus features (North by northwest): "Destination Hitchcock: the making of North by northwest" featurette; "North by northwest: one for the ages" featurette; "The master's touch: Hitchcock's signature style" featurette; "Cary Grant: a class apart" featurette; optional feature commentary by screenwriter Ernest Lehman; stills and trailer galleries
  • Bonus features (Psycho): "The making of Psycho" featurette; "Psycho sound" featurette; "In the master's shadow: Hitchcock's legacy" featurette; Hitchcock/Truffaut interview excerpts; Newsreel footage: the release of Psycho; The shower scene: with and without music; The shower scene: storyboards by Saul Bass; The Psycho archives; optional feature commentary with Stephen Rebello; Lobby cards; Behind-the-scenes photographs; Production photographs; trailers, posters and Psycho ads
  • Bonus features (The birds): A deleted scene; the original ending; "The birds: Hitchcock's monster movie" featurette; "All about The birds" featurette; Storyboard sequence; Tippi Hedren's screen test; Hitchcock/Truffaut interview excerpts; "The birds" is coming (Universal international newsreel); Suspense story: National Press Club hears Hitchcock (Universal international newsreel); Production photographs; "100 years of Universal: restoring the classics" featurette; "100 years of Universal: the lot" featurette; trailer
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Rear window / Universal ; a Paramount release ; Patron, Inc. ; screenplay by John Michael Hayes ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock -- Vertigo / Universal ; a Paramount release ; screenplay by Alec Coppel & Samuel Taylor ; associate producer, Herbert Coleman ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock -- North by northwest / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; written by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock -- Psycho / Universal ; a Paramount release ; screenplay by Joseph Stefano ; Shamley Productions, Inc. ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock -- The birds / Universal Pictures ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Control code
ocn847213478
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Limited ed., widescreen ed.
Extent
5 videodiscs (609 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
HEND : 2014-07-22
Other control number
025192180583
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
  • 61125885
  • 2026745
  • 499244
  • 2026435
  • 499241
  • 2026434
  • 5000161243
  • 499245
  • 2026436
  • 499234
  • 2026432
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)847213478
  • (Sirsi)u025192180583
System details
  • Rear window: Blu-ray; 1080p High-Definition, widescreen (1.66:1) aspect ratio, DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 mono, DTS digital surround 2.0 mono.; requires Blu-ray player
  • Vertigo: Blu-ray; 1080p High-Defintion, widescreen (1.85:1) aspect ratio, DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, DTS digital surround 2.0; requires Blu-ray player
  • North by northwest: Blu-ray; 1080p High-Definition, widescreen (1.78:1) aspect ratio, Dolby TrueHD 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, mono. 1.0; requires Blu-ray player
  • Psycho: Blu-ray; 1080p High-Definition, widescreen (1.85:1) aspect ratio, DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, DTS digital surround 2.0 mono; requires Blu-ray player
  • The birds: Blu-ray; 1080p High-Definition widescreen (1.85:1) aspec ratio, DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 mono., DTS digital surround 2.0 mono.; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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