Alfred Hitchcock 4 tales of the macabre.

Format: DVD 2004
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Summary
Secret agent / (1936 ; 86 min.): British novelist Edgar Brodie discovers that a government agency has faked his own death. The lady vanishes / (c1938 ; 97 min.):A young woman on a train, enroute back to England from Switzerland, meets a charming older lady who promptly disappears. The other passengers deny ever having seen her, leading the young woman into a complex web of mystery and high adventure. The man who knew too much (c1934 ; 76 min.): A British couple on vacation in Switzerland become involved in a web of foreign intrigue when they learn about an assassination plot from a dying agent and about their daughter's kidnapping. Sabotage (c1936 ; 76 min.) A seemingly mild-mannered London theater manager is actually a violent saboteur, unbeknownst to his wife and her younger brother. Unable to leave the theater because of police surveillance, he sends his innocent teenage brother-in-law on a deadly errand The Cheney vase (The Chaney vase) / (c1955 ; 24 min.): An elderly woman finds herself a prisoner in her own home.
Contents
Disc 1. Secret agent (ca. 88 min.) ; The lady vanishes (ca. 98 min)
Disc 2. The man who knew too much (ca. 78 min.)
Sabotage (ca. 76 min.)
Bonus: Cheney vase (ca. 25 min.).

Additional Information
Subjects Bombers (Terrorists) -- England -- London -- Drama.
Attempted assassination -- Drama.
Conspiracies -- Drama.
Espionage, British -- Drama.
Railroad trains -- Drama.
Missing persons -- Drama.
Spies -- Drama.
Locomotives -- Drama.
Railroad travel -- Europe -- Drama.
London (England) -- Drama.
Feature films.
Detective and mystery films.
Detective and mystery television programs.
Publisher California : [Newbury Park, CA] :Brentwood Home Video ;2004
Distributed by BCI,
Other Titles Alfred Hitchcock presents (Television program : 1955-1962)
Secret agent.
Lady vanishes.
Man who knew too much (Motion picture : 1934)
Sabotage.
Cheney vase.
4 tales of the macabre
Contributors Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980.
Participants/Performers Cast: The lady vanishes: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas, Dame May Whitty, Cecil Parker ; Sabotage: Sylvia Sidney, Oscar Homolka, John Loder, Desmond Tester, Joyce Barbour ; The man who knew too much: Leslie Banks, Edna Best, Peter Lorre, Frank Vosper, Hugh Wakefield.
Language English
Notes Title from disc containers.
Motion pictures originally produced 1934-1938; Cheney vase, an episode of "Alfred Hitchcock presents," originally aired in 1955.
Cheney vase misspelled on container: Chaney vase.
System Details DVDs (dual-sided).
Description 2 videodiscs (approximately 340 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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