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The Resource The birds, Universal Pictures ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (DVD videorecording)

The birds, Universal Pictures ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (DVD videorecording)

Label
The birds
Title
The birds
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Title variation
Alfred Hitchcock's the birds
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Melanie Daniels rolls into Bodega Bay in pursuit of eligible bachelor Mitch Brenner, the small California town is inexplicably attacked by thousands of birds
Cataloging source
CUZ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Burks; editor, George Tomasini
Intended audience
MPAA: Rated PG-13
Language note
In English with optional soundtrack in French; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette, Tippi Hedren
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1926-
  • 1899-
  • 1929-
  • 1937-
  • 1907-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hunter, Evan
  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Taylor, Rod
  • Tandy, Jessica
  • Pleshette, Suzanne
  • Hedren, Tippi
  • Du Maurier, Daphne
  • Universal Pictures Company
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
120
Series statement
The Alfred Hitchcock collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birds
  • Feature films
  • Horror films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The birds, Universal Pictures ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on a story by Daphne Du Maurier
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1963
  • Special features: All about The birds, deleted scene, the original ending, Storyboard sequence, Tippi Hedren's screen test, The birds is coming (Universal International newsreel)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm43793579
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr.)
Isbn
9780783240237
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 1709 20275
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 2.0 mono; widescreen (1.85:1)
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The birds, Universal Pictures ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on a story by Daphne Du Maurier
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1963
  • Special features: All about The birds, deleted scene, the original ending, Storyboard sequence, Tippi Hedren's screen test, The birds is coming (Universal International newsreel)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm43793579
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr.)
Isbn
9780783240237
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 1709 20275
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 2.0 mono; widescreen (1.85:1)
Video recording format
laserdisc

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