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Lifeboat

Author: Alfred HitchcockTallulah BankheadWilliam BendixWalter SlezakMary AndersonAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : CBS Fox Video, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videodisc   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When an American vessel is torpedoed during WWII, eight survivors find refuge in a tiny lifeboat. Hopelessly short on food and water, their situation is further complicated when they rescue a crew member from the very sub that sank their ship. Given the helm because he's the most capable sailor aboard, the passengers wonder if he is a savior steering them towards rescue, or their sworn enemy, delivering them into  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Survival films
War films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Hitchcock; Tallulah Bankhead; William Bendix; Walter Slezak; Mary Anderson; John Hodiak; Henry Hull; Heather Angel; Hume Cronyn; Canada Lee; Kenneth Macgowan; Jo Swerling; John Steinbeck; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; CBS Fox Video.
OCLC Number: 28307164
Language Note: Closed capitoned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Videodisc release of the 1944 motion picture by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Closed capitoned for the hearing impaired.
Based on the novel of the same title by John Steinbeck.
Credits: Screenplay, Joe Swerling ; director, Alfred Hitchcock ; producer, Kenneth Macgowan. c.
Performer(s): Tallulah Bankhead, William Bendix, Walter Slezak, Mary Anderson, John Hodiak, Henry Hull, Heather Angel, Hume Cronyn, Canada Lee.
Description: 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, black and white ; 12 in.
Details: Extended play videodisc.
Responsibility: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.

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When an American vessel is torpedoed during WWII, eight survivors find refuge in a tiny lifeboat. Hopelessly short on food and water, their situation is further complicated when they rescue a crew member from the very sub that sank their ship. Given the helm because he's the most capable sailor aboard, the passengers wonder if he is a savior steering them towards rescue, or their sworn enemy, delivering them into the arms of his fellow Nazis.

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