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Alfred Hitchcock's Family plot

Author: Alfred HitchcockErnest LehmanLeonard J SouthKaren BlackBruce DernAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2005]
Series: Alfred Hitchcock collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In his final picture, Hitchcock weaves together suspense and humor in this tongue-in-cheek thriller about a wealthy woman who innocently hires a phony psychic to find her missing heir, a nephew given up for adoption. The psychic and her fellow con artist cross paths with another criminal couple who are involved in kidnapping for ransom. The unforgettable all-star cast contributes to an enthralling merry-go-round of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Detective and mystery films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Hitchcock; Ernest Lehman; Leonard J South; Karen Black; Bruce Dern; Barbara Harris; William Devane; Ed Lauter; Cathleen Nesbitt; Katherine Helmond; Warren Kemmerling; Edith Atwater; William Prince; Nicholas Colasanto; Marge Redmond; John Lehne; Charles Tyner; Alexander Lockwood; Martin West; John Williams; Henry Bumstead; Edith Head; J Terry Williams; Victor Canning; Universal Pictures (Firm); Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1417059168 9781417059164
OCLC Number: 62252818
Language Note: In English or dubbed French soundtracks with optional English SDH or Spanish subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1976.
Based on the novel: The rainbird pattern / by Victor Canning.
Also issued as part of Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection.
Special features: "Plotting Family plot" documentary with interviews with Bruce Dern, Karen Black, William Devane, John Williams and Pat Hitchcock O'Connell; Storyboards: the chase scene; Production photographs; Production notes; Theatrical trailers.
Credits: Music, John Williams ; production designer, Henry Bumstead ; costumes designed by Edith Head ; film editor, J. Terry Williams ; special visual effects, Albert Whitlock ; set decorations, James W. Payne.
Cast: Karen Black, Bruce Dern, Barbara Harris, William Devane, Ed Lauter, Cathleen Nesbitt, Katherine Helmond, Warren J. Kemmerling, Edith Atwater, William Prince, Nicholas Colasanto, Marge Redmond, John Lehne, Charles Tyner, Alexander Lockwood, Martin West.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 2.0 mono.
Series Title: Alfred Hitchcock collection.
Other Titles: Plotting Family plot.
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection.
Family plot (Motion picture)
Family plot
Responsibility: Universal ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; director of photography, Leonard J. South.

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In his final picture, Hitchcock weaves together suspense and humor in this tongue-in-cheek thriller about a wealthy woman who innocently hires a phony psychic to find her missing heir, a nephew given up for adoption. The psychic and her fellow con artist cross paths with another criminal couple who are involved in kidnapping for ransom. The unforgettable all-star cast contributes to an enthralling merry-go-round of mayhem, mystery and murder.

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