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The Resource Blackmail, British International Pictures Ltd. presents ; directed and adapted by Alfred Hitchcock

Blackmail, British International Pictures Ltd. presents ; directed and adapted by Alfred Hitchcock

Label
Blackmail
Title
Blackmail
Statement of responsibility
British International Pictures Ltd. presents ; directed and adapted by Alfred Hitchcock
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A thriller about a woman fighting off a sleazy blackmailer. The film was Hitchcock's first full-length sound film and was only his second foray into the suspense genre. Grocer's daughter Alice White kills a man in self-defense when he tries to sexually assault her. Her policeman boyfriend, Detective Frank Webber, covers up for her, but she has been spotted leaving the scene by a petty criminal who starts to blackmail her
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English dialogue; English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B533 2019
PerformerNote
Anny Ondra, John Longden, Sara Allgood, Charles Paton, Donald Calthrop, Cyril Ritchard, Hannah Jones, Sam Livesey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1980
  • 1900-1971
  • 1883-1950
  • 1874-1970
  • 1888-1940
  • 1897-1977
  • 1872-1949
  • 1873-1936
  • 1899-1995
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Ondra, Anny
  • Longden, John
  • Allgood, Sara
  • Paton, Charles
  • Calthrop, Donald
  • Ritchard, Cyril
  • Jones, Hannah
  • Livesey, Sam
  • Bennett, Charles
  • British International Pictures
  • Kino Lorber, Inc
Runtime
85
Series statement
KL studio classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rape victims
  • Murder
  • Abused women
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Blackmail, British International Pictures Ltd. presents ; directed and adapted by Alfred Hitchcock
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • From the play by Charles Bennett
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1929
  • Full screen (1.20:1)
  • Special features: Audio commentary by Tim Lucas; HItchcock/Truffaut: Icon interviews (10:26 min., audio with slides); Silent version with score compiled by the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra (76 min.); introduction by Noël Simsolo (6:28 min.); Anny Ondra's screen test (1 min.); original trailers of some Hitchcock films
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329239015
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
K23901
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1108874330
  • (OCoLC)1108874330
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic, aspect ratio: 1.20:1; Dolby stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Blackmail, British International Pictures Ltd. presents ; directed and adapted by Alfred Hitchcock
Publication
Note
  • From the play by Charles Bennett
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1929
  • Full screen (1.20:1)
  • Special features: Audio commentary by Tim Lucas; HItchcock/Truffaut: Icon interviews (10:26 min., audio with slides); Silent version with score compiled by the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra (76 min.); introduction by Noël Simsolo (6:28 min.); Anny Ondra's screen test (1 min.); original trailers of some Hitchcock films
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329239015
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
K23901
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1108874330
  • (OCoLC)1108874330
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic, aspect ratio: 1.20:1; Dolby stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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