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Unif Title Man who knew too much (Motion picture : 1934)
Title The man who knew too much [videorecording] / Janus Films ; ITV Studios Global Entertainment ; Gaumont British Picture Corporation Ltd. presents ; [story] by Charles Bennett and D.B. Wyndham Lewis ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; scenario, Edwin Greenwood and A.R. Rawlinson.
Publication [New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2013]
Description 1 videodisc (75 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
4 3/4 in.
digital optical mono
video file
Series The Criterion collection ; 643
Criterion collection ; 643.
System Req DVD, NTSC, fullscreen (1.33:1) presentation; PCM mono.
Note English dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1934.
Special features: New high-definition digital restoration; new audio commentary featuring film historian Philip Kemp; Interview with filmmaker Guillermo del Toro; The 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.
Cast Leslie Banks, Edna Best, Peter Lorre, Frank Vosper, Hugh Wakefield, Nova Pilbeam, Pierre Fresney, Cicely Oates, D.A. Clarke Smith, George Curzon.
Credits Photography, Curt Courant ; art direction, Alfred Junge ; editor, H.St.C. Stewart ; music, Arthur Benjamin ; musical director, Louis Levy.
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.
Audience Not rated.
Subject British -- Switzerland -- Drama.
Espionage, British -- Drama.
Conspiracies -- Drama.
Attempted assassination -- Drama.
Attempted assassination. (OCoLC)fst00820785
British. (OCoLC)fst00839044
Conspiracies. (OCoLC)fst00875715
Espionage, British. (OCoLC)fst00915390
Switzerland. (OCoLC)fst01205401
Genre Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Thrillers (Motion pictures) (OCoLC)fst01726193
Addl. Author Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980, director.
Bennett, Charles, 1899-1995, screenwriter.
Lewis, D. B. Wyndham (Dominic Bevan Wyndham), 1891-1969, screenwriter.
Greenwood, Edwin, screenwriter.
Rawlinson, A. R., screenwriter.
Banks, Leslie, 1890-1952, actor.
Best, Edna, 1900-1974, actor.
Lorre, Peter, actor.
Vosper, Frank, 1899-1937, actor.
Wakefield, Hugh, 1888-1971, actor.
Pilbeam, Nova, 1919-2015, actor.
Fresnay, Pierre, 1897-1975, actor.
Oates, Cicely, 1888-1934, actor.
Clarke-Smith, D. A. (Douglas A.), 1888-1959, actor.
Curzon, George, 1898-1976, actor.
Courant, Curt, director of photography.
Junge, Alfred, art director.
Stewart, Hugh, 1910-2011, film editor.
Benjamin, Arthur, 1893-1960, composer (expression)
Levy, Louis, 1894-1957, musical director.
Nehme, Farran Smith, author.
Janus Films, production company.
ITV Studios, production company.
Gaumont British Picture Corp., production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
ISBN 1604656808 :
9781604656800 :
Standard # 715515101714

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