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Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Detective and mystery films
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Alfred Hitchcock; Margaret Lockwood; Michael Redgrave; Sylvia Sidney; Oscar Homolka; Desmond Tester; Charles Laughton; Maureen O'Hara; Leslie Banks; Leon M Lion; Anne Grey; John Stuart; Robert Donat; Madeleine Carroll; Godfrey Tearle; Edna Best; Peter Lorre; Robert Young; John Gielgud; Derrick De Marney; Nova Pilbeam
|Notes:||Title from container.|
|Cast:||The lady vanishes: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave.
Sabotage: Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, Desmond Tester.
Blackmail: Anny Ondra, Sara Allgood, Charles Paton.
Jamaica Inn: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, Leslie Banks.
Number 17: Leon M. Lion, Anne Grey, John Stuart.
Thirty-nine steps: Robert Donat, Madeline Carroll, Godfrey Tearle.
The man who knew too much: Leslie Banks, Edna Best, Peter Lorre.
Secret agent: John Gielgud, Peter Lorre, Madeleine Carroll.
Murder: Herbert Marshall, Norah Bering, Phyllis Konstam.
Young & innocent: Nova Pilbeam, Derrick De Marney.
Juno and the paycock: Sara Allgood, Edward Chapman, Kathleen O'Regan.
The skin game: C.V. France, Helen Haye, Edmund Gwenn.
Rich and strange: Henry Kendall, Joan Barry, Percy Marmont.
The farmer's wife: Jameson Thomas, Lillian Hall-Davis, Gordon Harker.
The manxman: Carl Brisson, Malcolm Keen, Anny Ondra.
|Description:||3 videodiscs (999 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation.|
|Contents:||Disc 1: The lady vanishes (1938, 99 min.) --
Sabotage (1936, 81 min.) --
Blackmail (1929, 84 min.) --
Jamaica Inn (1938, 98 min.) --
Number 17 (1932, 66 min.). Disc 2: Thirty-nine steps (1935, 87 min.) --
The man who knew too much (1934, 75 min.) --
Secret agent (1936, 83 min.) --
Murder (1930, 104 min.) --
Young & innocent (1937, 82 min.). Disc 3: Juno and the paycock (1930, 85 min.) --
Skin game (1931, 77 min.) --
Rich and strange (1931, 92 min.) --
Farmers wife (1928, 129 min.) --
Manxman (1929, 90 min.).
|Responsibility:||Alfred Hitchcock, director.|
Sabotage: Karl Verlok leads a secret life as a paid terrorist which leads undercover agent Ted Spencer to move in next door to Verlok and his wife Sylvia. Feeling that something's up, Verlok sends Sylvia's younger brother to deliver something for him, only the young man doesn't know he's delivering a time-bomb.
Blackmail: A detective's girlfriend finds herself a victim of blackmail after killing her attacker in self defense.
Jamaica Inn: In Old Cornwall, several ships have smashed onto the deadly rocks and an orphan girl suspects that they are not really accidents.
Number 17: A group of jewel thieves hide their loot in what they think is a safe place.
Thirty-nine steps: A Canadian rancher on vacation in England, is falsely accused of a murder and enlists the help of a beautiful young lady to help him solve the crime.
The man who knew too much: This classic Hitchcock thriller brings together vacationing English couple Bob and Jill Lawrence and their new friend, Louis Bernard. Unfortunately, Bernard is murdered, but not before whispering something important in Bob's ear.
Secret agent: An ever-winding tale of deception that revolves around British novelist Edgar Brodie and secret agent Elsa Carrington. Their search for a ruthless murderer takes them to Switzerland, through the Alps and a train to Greece. Will a surprise air attack bring an end to their search and their lives?
Murder: A juror has second thoughts after voting to convict and begins his own investigation before the execution.
Young & innocent: Robert is the estranged husband of a beautiful actress with a bad reputation. When he discovers her lifeless body on the beach, he is mistaken for the murderer and soon finds himself on the run, learning that the murder makes for very strange bedfellows.
Juno and the paycock: During the Irish Revolution a family earns an inheritance. They start living richly while forgetting what the important values are.
The skin game: An old traditional family and a modern family battle over land and almost destroy each other.
Rich and strange: Believing that an unexpected inheritance will bring them happiness, it instead finds their relationship strained to the breaking point.
The farmer's wife: After his daughter weds, a widower with a profitable farm decides to remarry but finds choosing a suitable wife problematic.
The manxman: A fisherman and a young lawyer who were raised as brothers find themselves in love with the same girl.