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Detective and mystery films
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Alfred Hitchcock; J Jefferson Farjeon; Walter C Mycroft; Alma Reville; Anny Ondra; John Longden; Cyril Ritchard; John Stuart; Anne Grey; Leon M Lion; Herbert Marshall; Norah Baring; Sidney Gilliat; Frank Launder; Margaret Lockwood; Michael Redgrave; Paul Lucas; May Whitty, Dame; Charles Bennett; Clemence Dane; Ethel Lina White; British International Pictures.; Gaumont British Picture Corp.; Gainsborough Studios.; Westlake Entertainment Group (Firm)
|Notes:||Title from container.
Blackmail is based on the play by Charles Bennett.
Number 17 is based on the play by Joseph Jefferson Farjeon.
Murder is based on the novel: Enter Sir John / by Clarence Dane.
The lady vanishes is based on the novel: The wheel spins / by Ethel Lina White.
DVD release of motion pictures originally produced 1929-1938.
|Credits:||Blackmail:British International Pictures ; adapted by Alfred Hitchcock ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock (1929 ; 84 min.).
Number 17: British International Pictures ; screen play, Joseph Jefferson Farjeon ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock (1932 ; 63 min.).
Murder: British International Pictures ; adapted by Alfred Hitchcock and Walter Mycroft ; scenario, Alma Reville ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock (1930 ; 92 min.).
The lady vanishes: a Gainsborough picture ; produced by Gaumont-British ; screenplay, Sydney Gilliatt and Frank Launder ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock (1938 ; 97 min.).
|Cast:||Blackmail: Anny Ondra, John Longden, Cyril Ritchard.
Number 17: John Stuart, Anne Grey, Leon M. Lion.
Murder: Herbert Marshall, Norah Baring.
The lady vanishes: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas, Dame May Whitty.
|Target Audience:||Not rated.|
|Description:||2 videodiscs (336 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD ; all regions ; NTSC.|
|Contents:||Disc 1. Blackmail ; Number 17 --
Disc 2. Murder ; The lady vanishes.
Number 17: On the trail of a gang of jewel thieves, a detective discovers a dead man at a mysterious house, which leads him on a twisting trail of disappearing bodies and hidden loot.
Murder: Even though a famous actor on a jury does not believe the young actress on trial for murder is guilty, he votes with the rest of the jury to convict her. Haunted by his decision he becomes an amateur sleuth in order to find the real murderer.
The lady vanishes: Travelers on a trans-European train are put up in a hotel for the night due to bad weather. Shortly after the journey begins in the morning, an old lady disappears and two young people investigate.