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The Resource Foreign correspondent, Walter Wanger presents ; screenplay, Charles Bennett, Joan Harrison ; dialogue, James Hilton, Robert Benchley ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (videorecording)

Foreign correspondent, Walter Wanger presents ; screenplay, Charles Bennett, Joan Harrison ; dialogue, James Hilton, Robert Benchley ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (videorecording)

Label
Foreign correspondent
Title
Foreign correspondent
Statement of responsibility
Walter Wanger presents ; screenplay, Charles Bennett, Joan Harrison ; dialogue, James Hilton, Robert Benchley ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Title variation
Alfred Hitchcock's Foreign correspondent
Contributor
Actor
Art director
Costume designer
Director of photography
Film director
Film distributor
Film editor
Performer
Presenter
Screenwriter
Set designer
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
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Member of
Cataloging source
TXI
Characteristic
videorecording
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Dick Cavett show (Television program)
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Credits note
Music by Alfred Newman ; art direction, Alexander Golitzen ; director of photography, Rudolph Maté ; supervising editor, Otho Lovering ; film editor, Dorothy Spencer ; interior decoration, Julia Heron ; costumes, I. Magnin & Co
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Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, George Sanders, Albert Basserman, Robert Benchley, Edmund Gwenn, Eduardo Ciannelli, Harry Davenport, Martin Kosleck
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1980
  • 1894-1968
  • 1899-1995
  • 1907-1994
  • 1900-1954
  • 1889-1945
  • 1905-1990
  • 1920-2007
  • 1890-1966
  • 1906-1972
  • 1867-1952
  • 1875-1959
  • 1887-1969
  • 1866-1949
  • 1904-1994
  • 1901-1970
  • 1908-2005
  • 1899-1964
  • 1909-2002
  • 1963-
  • 1905-1994
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  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Wanger, Walter
  • Bennett, Charles
  • Harrison, Joan
  • Hilton, James
  • Benchley, Robert
  • McCrea, Joel
  • Day, Laraine
  • Marshall, Herbert
  • Sanders, George
  • Bassermann, Albert
  • Gwenn, Edmund
  • Cianelli, Eduardo
  • Davenport, Harry
  • Kosleck, Martin
  • Newman, Alfred
  • Golitzen, Alexander
  • Maté, Rudolph
  • Lovering, Otto
  • Spencer, Dorothy
  • Heron, Julia
  • Harris, Mark
  • Barron, Craig
  • Cavett, Dick
  • Cotten, Joseph
  • Naremore, James
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • I. Magnin & Co
Runtime
120
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
696
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  • Foreign correspondents
  • Spies
  • Man-woman relationships
  • World War, 1939-1945
Technique
live action
Label
Foreign correspondent, Walter Wanger presents ; screenplay, Charles Bennett, Joan Harrison ; dialogue, James Hilton, Robert Benchley ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Special features: Disc 2: Hollywood propaganda and World War II (a new interview with writer Mark Harris); Visual effects in Foregin Correspondent (new piece on the film's special effects by visual effects expert Craig Barron); Dick Cavett interviews Hitchcock (interview with director Alfred Hitchcock from a 1972 episode of The Dick Cavett Show); Radio adaptation (of the film from 1946 starring Joseph Cotten); "Have you heard?" (the story of wartime rumors, a 1942 Life magazine "photo-drama" by Hitchcock); Trailer
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1940
Bar code
31223108393159
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Isbn
9781604659269
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515129312
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, black and white
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • CC2420D-2
  • CC2420D
  • CC2420D-1
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)891969560
System details
DVD: region 1, NTSC, aspect ratio 1.37:1 widescreen presentation, Dolby Digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Foreign correspondent, Walter Wanger presents ; screenplay, Charles Bennett, Joan Harrison ; dialogue, James Hilton, Robert Benchley ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (videorecording)
Distribution
Note
  • Special features: Disc 2: Hollywood propaganda and World War II (a new interview with writer Mark Harris); Visual effects in Foregin Correspondent (new piece on the film's special effects by visual effects expert Craig Barron); Dick Cavett interviews Hitchcock (interview with director Alfred Hitchcock from a 1972 episode of The Dick Cavett Show); Radio adaptation (of the film from 1946 starring Joseph Cotten); "Have you heard?" (the story of wartime rumors, a 1942 Life magazine "photo-drama" by Hitchcock); Trailer
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1940
Bar code
31223108393159
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Isbn
9781604659269
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515129312
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, black and white
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • CC2420D-2
  • CC2420D
  • CC2420D-1
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)891969560
System details
DVD: region 1, NTSC, aspect ratio 1.37:1 widescreen presentation, Dolby Digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD

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