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Uniform Title Notorious (Motion picture : 1946)
Title Notorious [videorecording] / RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; a Vanguard Films production ; by arrangement with David O. Selznick ; written by Ben Hecht ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

Imprint [Chicago, Ill.] : Criterion Collection : Home Vision Entertainment, [2001]
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    NOT    DUE 07-21-19
Description 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Criterion collection ; 137
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 137.
System Details DVD, aspect ratio 1.33:1; mono
Language Closed-captioned.
Cast Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern, Madame Konstantin, Reinhold Schunzel, Moroni Olsen, Ivan Triesault, Alex Minotis.
Credits Cinematography, Ted Tetzlaff ; editor, Theron Warth ; music, Roy Webb.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1946.
Inspired by the short story "The song of the dragon."
Summary A beautiful woman with a tainted past is enlisted by American agent Devlin to spy on a ring of Nazis in post-war Rio. Her espionage work becomes life-threatening after she marries the most debonair of the Nazi ring, Alex. Only Devlin can rescue her, but to do so he must face his role in her desperate situation and acknowledge that he has loved her all along.
Audience Not rated by MPAA.
Note Special features: digital transfer with film and sound restoration; commentaries by Hitchcock film scholar Marian Keane and film historian Rudy Behlmer; complete broadcast of the 1948 Lux Radio Theatre adaptation, starring Ingrid Bergman and Joseph Cotten; production and publicity photos, promotional posters and lobby cards; production correspondence; collection of trailers and teasers; script excerpts of deleted scenes and alternative endings; excerpts from the short story "The song of the dragon", source material for Notorious; newsreel footage of Bergman and Hitchcock; isolated music and effects track.
Subject Women spies -- Drama.
Espionage, American -- Brazil -- Drama.
Nazis -- Brazil -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Deception -- Drama.
Spy films.
Detective and mystery films.
Feature films -- United States.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Added Author Selznick, David O., 1902-1965. Producer.
Hecht, Ben, 1894-1964. Screenwriter.
Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980. Director.
Grant, Cary, 1904-1986. Actor.
Bergman, Ingrid, 1915-1982. Actor.
Rains, Claude, 1889-1967. Actor.
Tetzlaff, Ted, 1903-1995. Cinematographer.
Warth, Theron. Film editor.
Webb, Roy, 1888-1982. Composer.
RKO Radio Pictures.
Vanguard Films (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Container title: Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious
ISBN 1559409258
Standard No. 715515012720
Music No. CC1578D Criterion Collection

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