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Strangers on a Train

Author: Alfred HitchcockWhitfield CookRaymond ChandlerCzenzi OrmondeFarley GrangerAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, California : Warner Home Video [Distributor], [2004]
Series: Alfred Hitchcock : the signature collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Two-disc special editionView 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: Feature films
Detective and mystery films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film noir
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Hitchcock films
Suspense films
Drama
Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Named Person: Patricia Highsmith; Patricia Highsmith
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Hitchcock; Whitfield Cook; Raymond Chandler; Czenzi Ormonde; Farley Granger; Ruth Roman; Robert Walker; Leo G Carroll; Robert Burks; William Ziegler; Dimitri Tiomkin; Patricia Highsmith; Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967),; Warner Home Video (Firm),
ISBN: 0790789981 9780790789989 0790788981 9780790788982 0790788985
OCLC Number: 56365706
Language Note: In English or dubbed French with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; Closed captioned for main feature only.
Notes: Adaptation by Whitfield Cook from the novel by Patricia Highsmith.
Originally released in 1951 as 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 Hitchcock 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.
Performer(s): Farley Granger, Ruth Roman, Robert Walker, Leo G. Carroll.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG ; Bonus features not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (101, 103 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Disc 1. Final release version (101 min.) --
Disc 2. Preview version (103 min.).
Series Title: Alfred Hitchcock : the signature collection.
Other Titles: Strangers on a train (Motion picture)
Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a Train
Responsibility: 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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