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Strangers on a train

Author: Alfred HitchcockRaymond ChandlerCzenzi OrmondeFarley GrangerRuth RomanAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [1997]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A tennis star (Guy) is harassed on a train by a psychotic (Bruno) who wants to swap murders and who proceeds to carry out his part of the unconfirmed bargain. The British version amplifies Bruno's flamboyance, his homoerotic attraction to Guy, and his psychotic personality.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Mystery
Mystery films
Drama
Named Person: Patricia Highsmith
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Hitchcock; Raymond Chandler; Czenzi Ormonde; Farley Granger; Ruth Roman; Robert Walker; Leo G Carroll; Pat Hitchcock; Laura Elliott; Patricia Highsmith; Warner Bros.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790731029 9780790731025
OCLC Number: 38844742
Language Note: In English with optional French soundtrack; optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Contains the Hollywood version (101 min.) on side A and the British version (103 min.) on side B.
Based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1951.
Special features: scene access, cast, production notes, newsreel/trailer gallery, film flash.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Burks; film editor, William Ziegler; original music, Dimitri Tiomkin.
Cast: Farley Granger, Ruth Roman, Robert Walker, Leo G. Carroll, Patricia Hitchcock, Laura Elliott.
Target Audience: Hollywood version not rated; British version rated PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (204 min.) : sd., b&w, double sided ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital; formatted to fit TV screen.
Contents: Side A. Hollywood version (ca. 101 min.) --
side B. British version (ca. 103 min.)
Other Titles: Strangers on a train (Motion picture).
Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a train
Responsibility: Warner Bros.; directed by Alfred Hitchcock

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A tennis star (Guy) is harassed on a train by a psychotic (Bruno) who wants to swap murders and who proceeds to carry out his part of the unconfirmed bargain. The British version amplifies Bruno's flamboyance, his homoerotic attraction to Guy, and his psychotic personality.

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