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Strangers on a train / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; screen play by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959 (screenwriter.). Ormonde, Czenzi, 1913-2004 (screenwriter.). Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980 (film director.). Granger, Farley. (actor.). Roman, Ruth, 1922-1999 (actor.). Walker, Robert, 1918-1951 (actor.). Carroll, Leo G., 1886-1972 (actor.). Tiomkin, Dimitri, 1894-1979 (composer (expression)). Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995 Strangers on a train. (Added Author). Burks, Robert, (cinematographer.). Ziegler, William, (editor.). Tiomkin, Dimitri, (composer.). Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967), (production company.). Warner Home Video (Firm), (film distributor.). Farley Granger, Ruth Roman, Robert Walker, Leo G. Carroll. (Cast).

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780780664227
  • ISBN: 0780664221
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (101 minutes) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 inches.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment, [2010]
  • Distributor: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2010]

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951.
Adaptation by Whitfield Cook from the novel by Patricia Highsmith.
Special features include: commentary by director Peter Bogdanovich, Patricia Highsmith, biographer Andrew Wilson, and others ; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Robert Burks ; editor, William Ziegler ; music, Dimitri Tiomkin.
Participant or Performer Note:
Farley Granger, Ruth Roman, Robert Walker, Leo G. Carroll.
Summary, etc.:
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.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Note:
English; French dialogue; with optional English, French, and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Subject: Murder > Drama.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Genre: Detective and mystery films.
Film noir.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films > United States.
Feature films > Great Britain.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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