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Title Alfred Hitchcock classics. Volume three.

Published [LaCrosse, WI] : Echo Bridge Home Entertainment, [2008]

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank DVD  DVD 5702  v.3  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videodisc (DVD) (156 minutes) : sound and silent, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
monochrome rdacc
Notes Title from set and disc containers.
The farmer's wife originally released as a motion picture in 1938 ; The sorcerer's apprentice originally broadcast as a television motion picture in 1961.
Set contains 8 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Contents Farmer's wife / a British International Picture ; adapted for the screen by Eliot Stannard ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock (1928 ; 130 min. ; si.) -- Sorcerer's apprentice / Alfred Hitchcock presents: The sorcerer's apprentice ; produced by Joan Harrison ; teleplay by Robert Bloch ; directed by Josef Leytes (1961 ; 26 min.).
Performers The farmer's wife cast: Jameson Thomas, Lilian Hall-Davis, Gordon Harker, Gibb McLaughlin.
The sorcerer's apprentice cast: Diana Dors, Brandon de Wilde, David J. Stewart, Larry Kert.
Audience Not rated (The farmer's wife) ; Not rated: adult situations (The sorcerer's apprentice).
Summary The farmer's wife: Samuel is a widower whose daughter is now married. He unsuccessfuly searches for a companion. All the while, his sweet housekeeper, Minta, secretly pines for Samuel's affection. It will take elaborate intervention before Samuel comes to his senses. The sorcerer's apprentice: When circus magician Victor Sadini and his wife, Irene, take in Hugo, a runaway, things take a disastrous turn. In an attempt to kill off her husband, Irene tells Hugo that if he kills Victor and takes his wand, he will inherit Victor's magical powers. When the conspiracy unfolds, it's Irene who pays the ultimate price.
System notes DVD, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital, digitally remastered.
Other author Thomas, Jameson, 1888-1939.
Hall Davis, Lilian, 1901-1933.
Harker, Gordon, 1885-1967.
McLaughlin, Gibb, 1884-1960.
Dors, Diana.
De Wilde, Brandon, 1942-1972.
Stewart, David J., 1915-1966.
Kert, Larry.
Stannard, Eliot.
Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980.
Harrison, Joan, 1907-1994.
Bloch, Robert, 1917-1994.
Lejtes, Josef, 1901-1983.
British International Pictures.
Echo Bridge Home Entertainment.
Subject Widowers -- Drama.
Fellowship -- Drama.
Housekeepers -- Drama.
Magicians -- Drama.
Runaway teenagers -- Drama.
Apprentices -- Drama.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Action and adventure films.
Feature films.
Made-for-TV movies.
Other uniform title Alfred Hitchcock presents (Television program : 1955-1962)
Standard Number 096009581497
096009581695 set
Publisher Number 58149 Echo Bridge Home Entertainment