Video/Film , DVD in English , French

Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a Train

[presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; screen play by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
  • Distribution: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2004]
  • Copyright Notice: ©2004
  • Copyright Notice: ©1951
  • Two-disc special edition ; standard version.
  • 2 videodiscs (204 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD in the aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition ; Region 1 ; Dolby digital mono ; Dual layer format.
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Credits
  • Director of photography, Robert Burks ; film editor, William Ziegler ; original music, Dimitri Tiomkin.
Performers
  • Cast: Farley Granger, Ruth Roman, Robert Walker, Leo G. Carroll.
Subjects
Genre
  • Thrillers (Motion pictures)
  • Feature films.
  • Film noir.
  • Films for the hearing impaired.
Summary
  • Guy Haines, a tennis star who hates his wife, is approached on a train by a stranger, Bruno Anthony, who hates his father. Anthony offers a plan: each could kill the other's victim. No motive, no clue would link the two murders save the casual meeting of strangers on a train.
Contents
  • Disc 1. Final release version (101 min.)
  • Disc 2. Preview version (103 min.).
Other information
  • Title from opening frames.
  • Adaptation by Whitfield Cook from the novel by Patricia Highsmith.
  • DVD release of the 1951 motion picture.
  • Special features include: commentary by director Peter Bogdanovich, Patricia Highsmith, biographer Andrew Wilson, and others; excerpt from an interview with Alfred Hitchcock; theatrical trailer; Strangers on a train : a Hitchcock classic (making-of documentary); The Hitchcocks on Hitch (featurette); Strangers on a train : the victim's P.O.V. (featurette); Strangers on a train : an appreciation by M. Night Shyamalan (featurette); Alfred Hitchcock's historical meeting (vintage newsreel).
  • MPAA rating: PG ; Bonus features not rated.
  • Language: English or French soundtracks with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; Closed captioned for main feature only.
Publisher's number
  • 31975 Warner Home Video
ISBN
  • 0790789981
  • 9780790789989
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 085393197520
  • OCLC: 56365706
  • OCLC: 56365706