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The Resource To catch a thief, a Paramount release ; screenplay by John Michael Hayes ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (videorecording)

To catch a thief, a Paramount release ; screenplay by John Michael Hayes ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (videorecording)

Label
To catch a thief
Title
To catch a thief
Statement of responsibility
a Paramount release ; screenplay by John Michael Hayes ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Title variation
Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
John Robie is a reformed jewel thief who was once known as "The Cat." robie is suspected of a new rash of gem thefts in the luxury hotels of the French Riviera, and he must set out to clear himself. Meeting pampered heiress Frances, he sees a chance to bait the mysterious thief with her mother's fabulous jewels. His plan backfires, however, but Frances, who believes him guilty, proves her love by helping him escape
Awards note
Academy Awards, USA, 1956: Oscar - Best Cinematography - Color (Robert Burks)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English (Dolby 2.0, Dolby mono.) with optional soundtrack in French (Dolby mono), and with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
A44743 2007
PerformerNote
Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1919-2008
  • 1899-1980
  • 1904-1986
  • 1929-1982
  • 1904-1972
  • 1903-1983
  • 1910-1974
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hayes, John Michael
  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Grant, Cary
  • Grace
  • Landis, Jessie Royce
  • Williams, John
  • Dodge, David
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
106
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dodge, David
  • Dodge, David
  • Jewel thieves
  • Hotels
  • Rich people
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Riviera (France)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
To catch a thief, a Paramount release ; screenplay by John Michael Hayes ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by David Dodge
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1955
  • Special features: Commentary by Peter Bogdanovich and Laurent Bouzereau; 4 featurettes: "Writing and casting To catch a thief," "The making of To catch a thief," "Alfred Hitchcock and To catch a thief: an appreciation," "Edith Head: the Paramount years;" theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Isbn
9781415727638
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097361207346
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)123378047
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround, Dolby Digital mono., NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
To catch a thief, a Paramount release ; screenplay by John Michael Hayes ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by David Dodge
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1955
  • Special features: Commentary by Peter Bogdanovich and Laurent Bouzereau; 4 featurettes: "Writing and casting To catch a thief," "The making of To catch a thief," "Alfred Hitchcock and To catch a thief: an appreciation," "Edith Head: the Paramount years;" theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Isbn
9781415727638
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097361207346
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)123378047
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround, Dolby Digital mono., NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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