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The Resource Alfred Hitchcock's the birds, Universal Pictures presents ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock's the birds, Universal Pictures presents ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Label
Alfred Hitchcock's the birds
Title
Alfred Hitchcock's the birds
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures presents ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Title variation
Birds
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Consultant
Costume designer
Director
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Film editor
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Melanie Daniels is a beautiful blonde who arrives in Bodega Bay in pursuit of the handsome and eligible Mitch Brenner. But love is not the only thing in the air when thousands of birds descend upon the town, attacking and terrorizing its residents. Soon Melanie and Mitch are fighting for their lives against a deadly, unexplainable force in this spine-tingling portrait of nature at its most powerful and ruthless
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Member of
Cataloging source
PX0
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Burks ; production designed by Robert Boyle ; assistant director, James H. Brown ; costumes designed by Edith Head ; edited by George Tomasini ; production manager, Norman Deming ; special effects, Lawrence A. Hampton ; set decoration, George Milo ; wardrobe supervisor, Rita Riggs ; electronic sound production and composition by Remi Gassmann and Oskar Sala ; sound consultant, Bernard Herrmann
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
In English or dubbed French dialogue; with optional English subtitles for the deaf or hard-of-hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B573 2012
PerformerNote
Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette, Tippi Hedren, Veronica Cartwright, Ethel Griffies, Charles McGraw, Ruth McDevitt, Lonny Chapman, Joe Mantell, Doodles Weaver, Malcolm Atterbury, John McGovern, Karl Swenson, Richard Deacon, Elizabeth Wilson, William Quinn, Doreen Lang
Runtime
120
Series statement
Alfred Hitchcock Collection
Technique
live action
Label
Alfred Hitchcock's the birds, Universal Pictures presents ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1963
  • Re-issued as part of Universal Studio's 100th anniversary
  • Based on a story by Daphne Du Maurier
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bonus features: Deleted scene ; The original ending ; Storyboard sequence ; Tippi Hedren's screen test; "The birds" is coming (Universal international newsreel) ; Suspense story : National Press Club hears Hitchcock (Universal international newsreel) ; Production photographs ; Production notes ; Theatrical trailer
Control code
5593104
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192147289
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61122846
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn809921412
  • (OCoLC)809921412
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, dual layer format; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Alfred Hitchcock's the birds, Universal Pictures presents ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1963
  • Re-issued as part of Universal Studio's 100th anniversary
  • Based on a story by Daphne Du Maurier
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bonus features: Deleted scene ; The original ending ; Storyboard sequence ; Tippi Hedren's screen test; "The birds" is coming (Universal international newsreel) ; Suspense story : National Press Club hears Hitchcock (Universal international newsreel) ; Production photographs ; Production notes ; Theatrical trailer
Control code
5593104
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192147289
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61122846
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn809921412
  • (OCoLC)809921412
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, dual layer format; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD

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