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The Resource The man who knew too much, Gaumont British Picture Corpn. Ltd. presents ; by Charles Bennett and D.B. Wyndham Lewis ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock

The man who knew too much, Gaumont British Picture Corpn. Ltd. presents ; by Charles Bennett and D.B. Wyndham Lewis ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Label
The man who knew too much
Title
The man who knew too much
Statement of responsibility
Gaumont British Picture Corpn. Ltd. presents ; by Charles Bennett and D.B. Wyndham Lewis ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
An ordinary British couple vacationing in Switzerland suddenly find themselves embroiled in a case of international intrigue when their daughter is kidnapped by spies plotting a political assassination. This fleet and gripping early thriller from the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, was the first film the director made after signing to the Gaumont-British Picture Corporation
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Curt Courant ; editor, Hugh Stewart ; music, Arthur Benjamin
Language note
English dialogue with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Peter Lorre, Leslie Banks, Edna Best, Frank Vosper, Hugh Wakefield, Nova Pilbeam, Pierre Fresney, Cicely Oates
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1980,
  • 1899-1995,
  • 1891-1969,
  • 1890-1952,
  • 1900-1974,
  • 1899-1937,
  • 1893-1960,
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Bennett, Charles
  • Lewis, D. B. Wyndham
  • Lorre, Peter,
  • Banks, Leslie
  • Best, Edna
  • Vosper, Frank
  • Benjamin, Arthur
  • Gaumont British Picture Corp
Runtime
75
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
643
Technique
live action
Label
The man who knew too much, Gaumont British Picture Corpn. Ltd. presents ; by Charles Bennett and D.B. Wyndham Lewis ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1934 motion picture
  • Special features: New audio commentary featuring film historian Philip Kemp ; New interview with filmmaker Guillermo del Toro ; "Illustrated Hitchcock", an interview with Alfred Hitchcock from 1972 ; Audio excerpts from Francois Truffaut's legendary 1962 interviews with Hitchcock ; Restoration demonstration ; Booklet featuring an essay by critic Farran Smith Nehme
  • Criterion Collection: CC2221D
Accompanying material
booklet
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
815302079
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen
Extent
1 videodisc (75 min.)
Isbn
9781604656800
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515101714
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2221D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased ; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The man who knew too much, Gaumont British Picture Corpn. Ltd. presents ; by Charles Bennett and D.B. Wyndham Lewis ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1934 motion picture
  • Special features: New audio commentary featuring film historian Philip Kemp ; New interview with filmmaker Guillermo del Toro ; "Illustrated Hitchcock", an interview with Alfred Hitchcock from 1972 ; Audio excerpts from Francois Truffaut's legendary 1962 interviews with Hitchcock ; Restoration demonstration ; Booklet featuring an essay by critic Farran Smith Nehme
  • Criterion Collection: CC2221D
Accompanying material
booklet
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
815302079
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen
Extent
1 videodisc (75 min.)
Isbn
9781604656800
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515101714
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2221D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased ; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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