Cover image for Alfred Hitchcock's strangers on a train
Title:
Alfred Hitchcock's strangers on a train
Author:
Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [1997]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (204 min.) : sound, black and white, double sided ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
A tennis star (Guy) is harassed on a train by a psychotic (Bruno)who wants to swap murders and who proceeds to carry out his part of the unconfirmed bargain. The British version amplifies Bruno's flamboyance, his homoerotic attraction to Guy, and his psychotic personality.
General Note:
Contains the Hollywood version (101 min.) on side A and the British version (103 min.) on side B.

Based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith.

Originally released as motion picture in 1951.

Special features: scene access, cast, production notes, newsreel/trailer gallery, film flash.

Closed-captioned.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
Hollywood version not rated; British version rated PG.
Geographic Term:
ISBN:
9780790731025
Format :
DVD

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Summary

Two strangers who accidentally meet and plan to trade murders. The screenplay of Patricia Highsmith's novel was adapted by Raymond Chandler.