Alfred Hitchcock classics

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English
Format: DVD 2011
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Summary
Young and innocent: Robert discovers his slain girlfriend's body on the beach. Determined to catch the real killer before the police catch him, he goes on the run and enlists the help of Erica, the local police chief's daughter.
Easy virtue: Larita Filton's husband divorces her after mistakenly believing she was unfaithful. She then meets young John Whittaker on holiday, and when the two rush into a scandalous marriage, Larita's long-held, shocking secret is revealed.
The ring: 'One-round' Jack and Australian boxing champion Bob Corby go head-to head in a love triangle after Jack's fiance, Mabel, catches Bob's eye. Bob offers Jack one fight. As the big fight nears, Mabel becomes torn between the two men.
Champagne: Betty is a spoiled heiress who is shocked to learn from her father that their family fortune has disappeared. She is forced to take a job for the first time. Slowly, she begins to change her ways for the better. Her father reveals another secret that leaves Betty fuming.
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. An episode of the TV program, Alfed Hitchcock presents.
Blackmail: Police detective Frank Webber takes his girlfriend, Alice White, out for the evening. Her secret meeting with another man has disastrous consequences after he attempts to assault her and she kills him in self defense. Frank is assigned to the case. Someone who knows Alice's secret is willing to blackmail her.
The Manxman: Kate's boyfriend Pete, leaves to seek his fortune. She begins to spend time with his friend, Philip. The two fall for each other, but resist an affair, until word gets to Kate that Pete has died. Just as the two find themselves happy, another shocking secret from the past is revealed, and Kate's life is forever changed.
Contents
Young and innocent / a Gaumont British production ; screenplay by Charles Bennett, Edwin Greenwood, Anthony Armstrong (1937 ; 83 min.)
Easy virtue / a Gainsborough Pictures production ; scenario by Eliot Stannard ; (1928 ; 81 min. ; si.)
The ring / written by Alfred Hitchcock ; (1927 ; 99 min. ; si.)
Champagne / scenario by Eliot Stannard ; (1928 ; 95 min. ; si.)
The farmer's wife / a British International Picture ; adapted for the screen by Eliot Stannard ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock (1928 ; 130 min. ; si.)
The 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.)
Blackmail / dialogue by Benn Levy ; adapted by Alfred Hitchcock ; (1929 ; 95 min.)
The manxman / scenario by Eliot Stannard ; (1929 ; 111 min. ; si.).

Additional Information
Subjects Murder -- Investigation -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
Divorced women -- United States -- Drama.
Scandals -- United States -- Drama.
Action and adventure films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Silent films.
Television series.
Fiction television programs.
Publisher LaCrosse, Wisconsin :Echo Bridge Home Entertainment,2011
Edition Full screen.
Other Titles Young and innocent (Motion picture)
Easy virtue (Motion picture : 1928)
Ring (Motion picture : 1927)
Champagne (Motion picture)
Farmer's wife (Motion picture : 1928)
Alfred Hitchcock presents (Television program : 1955-1962)
Blackmail (Motion picture : 1929)
Manxman (Motion picture : 1929)
Contributors Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980, director.
Stannard, Eliot, screenwriter.
Bennett, Charles, 1899-1995, screenwriter.
Greenwood, Edwin, screenwriter.
Armstrong, Anthony, 1897-1976, screenwriter.
Bloch, Robert, 1917-1994, screenwriter.
Pilbeam, Nova, 1919-2015, actor.
De Marney, Derrick, 1906-1978, actor.
Jeans, Isabel, 1891-1985, actor.
Irvine, Robin, 1901-1933, actor.
Brisson, Carl, 1893-1958, actor.
Hall Davis, Lilian, 1901-1933, actor.
Hunter, Ian, 1900-1975, actor.
Harker, Gordon, 1885-1967, actor.
Balfour, Betty, 1903-1977, actor.
Bradin, Jean, actor.
Von Allen, Theo, actor.
Thomas, Jameson, 1888-1939, actor.
McLaughlin, Gibb, 1884-1960, actor.
Dors, Diana, actor.
De Wilde, Brandon, 1942-1972, actor.
Stewart, David J., 1915-1966, actor.
Kert, Larry, actor.
Ondra, Anny, actor.
Allgood, Sara, 1883-1950, actor.
Paton, Charles, 1874-1970, actor.
Keen, Malcolm, 1887-1970, actor.
Gaumont British Picture Corp.
Gainsborough Studios.
British International Pictures.
Echo Bridge Home Entertainment.
Participants/Performers Young and innocent: Nova Pilbeam, Derrick de Marney.
Easy virtue: Isabel Jeans, Robin Irvine.
The ring: Carl Brisson, Lilian Hall Davis, Ian Hunter, Forrester Harvey, Harry Terry, Gordon Harker.
Champagne: Betty Balfour, Jean Bradin, Theo von Alten, Gordon Harker.
The farmer's wife: Jameson Thomas, Lilian Hall-Davis, Gordon Harker, Gibb McLaughlin.
The sorcerer's apprentice: Diana Dors, Brandon de Wilde, David J. Stewart, Larry Kert.
Blackmail: Anny Ondra, Sara Allgood, Charles Paton, John Longden, Donald Calthrop.
The Manxman: Carl Brisson, Malcolm Keen, Anny Ondra, Randle Ayrton, Claire Greet.
Audience Rating: Not rated. Adult situations in some movies.
Language No linguistic content
English
Silent films with English intertitles and added musical score; Young and innocent, Blackmail and Socerer's apprentice with sound in English.
Notes Title from container.
Young and innocent originally released as a motion picture in 1937. Easy virtue originally released as a motion picture in 1928. The ring originally released as a motion picture in 1927. Champagne originally released as a motion picture in 1928. The farmer's wife originally released as a motion picture in 1938. The sorcerer's apprentice originally broadcast on television in 1961. Blackmail originally released as a motion picture in 1929. The Manxman originall released as a motion picture in 1929.
System Details DVD, NTSC ; full screen (1.33:1); double-sided discs.
Description 2 videodiscs (720 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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