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Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a train

Author: Robert BurksWilliam ZieglerDimitri TiomkinWhitfield CookRaymond ChandlerAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Two-disc special ed. ; standard versionView all editions and formats
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Guy Haines, a tennis star who hates his wife, is approached on a train by a stranger, Bruno Anthony, who hates his father. Anthony offers a plan: each could kill the other's victim. No motive, no clue would link the two murders save the casual meeting of strangers on a train.
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Suspense films
Feature films
Film noir
Films for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Patricia Highsmith
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Burks; William Ziegler; Dimitri Tiomkin; Whitfield Cook; Raymond Chandler; Czenzi Ormonde; Alfred Hitchcock; Patricia Highsmith; Farley Granger; Ruth Roman; Robert Walker; Leo G Carroll; Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790789981 9780790789989
OCLC Number: 56365706
Language Note: English or French soundtracks with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; Closed captioned for main feature only.
Notes: Title from opening frames.
Adaptation by Whitfield Cook from the novel by Patricia Highsmith.
DVD release of the 1951 motion picture.
Special features include: commentary by director Peter Bogdanovich, Patricia Highsmith, biographer Andrew Wilson, and others; excerpt from an interview with Alfred Hitchcock; theatrical trailer; Strangers on a train : a Hitchock classic (making-of documentary); The Hitchcocks on Hitch (featurette); Strangers on a train : the victim's P.O.V. (featurette); Strangers on a train : an appreciation by M. Night Shyamalan (featurette); Alfred Hitchcock's historical meeting (vintage newsreel).
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Burks ; film editor, William Ziegler ; original music, Dimitri Tiomkin.
Cast: Farley Granger, Ruth Roman, Robert Walker, Leo G. Carroll.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG ; Bonus features not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (204 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD in the aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition ; Region 1 ; Dolby digital mono ; Dual layer format.
Contents: Disc 1. Final release version (101 min.) --
Disc 2. Preview version (103 min.).
Other Titles: Strangers on a train (Motion picture)
Responsibility: [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; screen play by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

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Guy Haines, a tennis star who hates his wife, is approached on a train by a stranger, Bruno Anthony, who hates his father. Anthony offers a plan: each could kill the other's victim. No motive, no clue would link the two murders save the casual meeting of strangers on a train.

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