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Lifeboat

Author: Alfred HitchcockTallulah BankheadWilliam BendixWalter SlezakMary AndersonAll authors
Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI. : Key Video, 1985.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   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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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; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Key Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 12375434
Notes: Specially produced with Closed Captioning for the hearing impaired.
Videocassette release of the 1944 motion picture by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Credits: Screenplay by, John Steinbeck ; directed by, Alfred Hitchcock ; produced by, Kenneth Macgowan.
Cast: Tallulah Bankhead, William Bendix, Walter Slezak, Mary Anderson, John Hodiak, Henry Hull, Heather Angel, Hume Cronyn, Canada Lee.
Description: 1 videocassette (97 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
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. A gripping film depicting a desperate battle for survival, this classic is enduring drama that continues to thrill Hitchcock fans young and old.

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