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Uniform Title Foreign correspondent (Motion picture)
Title Foreign correspondent [videorecording] / Walter Wanger presents ; produced by Walter Wanger ; screenplay, Charles Bennett, Joan Harrison ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

Publication Info. [United States] : The Criterion Collection, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    FOR    DUE 03-30-16 Billed
 PAS Central Library DVD    FOR    DUE 08-01-19
Edition Dual format edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet + 1 Blue ray videodisc.
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digital optical mono Dolby digital
NTSC rda
video file DVD video rda
Series Criterion collection ; 696
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 696.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1940.
Special features: New piece on the film's special effects by visual effects expert Craig Barron; Hollywood propaganda and World War II, a new interview with writer Mark Harris; interview with director Alfred Hitchcock from a 1972 episode of The Dick Cavett Show; radio adaptation of the film from 1946; "Have you heard?" the story of Wartime rumors; trailer; booklet.
Credits Music, Alfred Newman ; director of photography, Rudolph Maté ; editor, Dorothy Spencer ; special production effects, William Cameron Menzies.
Cast Joel McCrea, Herbert Marshall, Laraine Day, George Sanders, Albert Basserman, Robert Benchley, Edmund Gwenn, Eduardo Ciannelli, Harry Davenport, Martin Kosleck.
Summary A full-throttle espionage thriller, starring Joel McCrea as a green Yank reporter sent to Europe to get the scoop on the imminent war. It's wall-to-wall witty repartee, head-spinning plot twists, and brilliantly mounted suspense set pieces, including an ocean plane crash climax with astonishing special effects.
System Details DVD, NTSC, full screen presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Language Optional subtitles in English for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject Foreign correspondents -- Drama.
Spies -- Drama.
Fathers and daughters -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Genre/Form Spy films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980, film director.
Wanger, Walter, 1894-1968, film producer.
McCrea, Joel, 1905-1990, actor.
Day, Laraine, 1920-2007, actor.
Marshall, Herbert, 1890-1966, actor.
Newman, Alfred, 1901-1970, composer (expression)
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Note At head of title on container : Alfred Hitchcock's
Standard No. 715515113717
Music No. CC2335BDDVD-3 Criterion Collection (disc 2)
CC2335BDDVD-2 Criterion Collection (disc 3)
CC2420D-1 Criterion Collection (disc 1)
CC2420D-2 Criterion Collection (disc 2)

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