The Resource Alfred Hitchcock's The birds, Universal Pictures ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (Blu-ray)

Alfred Hitchcock's The birds, Universal Pictures ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (Blu-ray)

Label
Alfred Hitchcock's The birds
Title
Alfred Hitchcock's The birds
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Title variation
  • Birds
  • Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Consultant
Costume designer
Director
Designer
Film editor
Set designer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Melanie Daniels is a beautiful blonde who arrives in Bodega Bay in pursuit of the handsome and eligible Mitch Brenner. But love is not the only thing in the air when thousands of birds descend upon the town, attacking and terrorizing its residents. Soon Melanie and Mitch are fighting for their lives against a deadly, unexplainable force in this spine-tingling portrait of nature at its most powerful and ruthless
Member of
Cataloging source
IBZ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Burks ; production designed by Robert Boyle ; assistant director, James H. Brown ; costumes designed by Edith Head ; edited by George Tomasini ; production manager, Norman Deming ; special effects, Lawrence A. Hampton ; set decoration, George Milo ; wardrobe supervisor, Rita Riggs ; electronic sound production and composition by Remi Gassmann and Oskar Sala ; sound consultant, Bernard Herrmann
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
English or dubbed Spanish or French dialogue with optional Spanish or French subtitles; English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B573 2012
PerformerNote
Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette, Tippi Hedren, Veronica Cartwright, Ethel Griffies, Charles McGraw, Ruth McDevitt, Lonny Chapman, Joe Mantell, Doodles Weaver, Malcolm Atterbury, John McGovern, Karl Swenson, Richard Deacon, Elizabeth Wilson, William Quinn, Doreen Lang
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http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Hunter, Evan
  • Taylor, Rod
  • Tandy, Jessica
  • Pleshette, Suzanne
  • Hedren, Tippi
  • Cartwright, Veronica
  • Griffies, Ethel
  • McGraw, Charles
  • McDevitt, Ruth
  • Chapman, Lonny
  • Mantell, Joe
  • Weaver, Doodles
  • Atterbury, Malcolm
  • McGovern, John
  • Swenson, Karl
  • Deacon, Richard
  • Wilson, Elizabeth
  • Quinn, Bill
  • Lang, Doreen
  • Burks, Robert
  • Boyle, Robert
  • Head, Edith
  • Tomasini, George
  • Milo, George
  • Gassmann, Remi
  • Sala, Oskar
  • Herrmann, Bernard
  • Du Maurier, Daphne
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
119
Series statement
Alfred Hitchcock the masterpiece collection
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  • Birds
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Du Maurier, Daphne
  • Horror films
  • Feature films
  • Film adaptations
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Alfred Hitchcock's The birds, Universal Pictures ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (Blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on a story by Daphne Du Maurier
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1963
  • For specific features see interactive menu
  • Special features: deleted scene ; the original ending ; 'The birds' Hitchcock's monster movie ; All about 'The birds' ; storyboard sequence ; Tippi Hendren's screen test ; Hitchcock/Truffaut interview excerpts ; 'The birds' is coming ; suspense story ; production photographs ; theatrical trailer ; 100 years of Universal: restoring the classics ; 100 years of Universal: The lot ; my scenes ; pocket BLU app. ; BD-live
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn819655475
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Limited ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192117305
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 2021539
  • 61120097
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)819655475
System details
Blu-ray ; widescreen ; 1080p High-definition ; English DTS-HD master audio, 2.0 mono. ; Spanish, French DTS surround, 2.0 mono. ; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Alfred Hitchcock's The birds, Universal Pictures ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (Blu-ray)
Publication
Note
  • Based on a story by Daphne Du Maurier
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1963
  • For specific features see interactive menu
  • Special features: deleted scene ; the original ending ; 'The birds' Hitchcock's monster movie ; All about 'The birds' ; storyboard sequence ; Tippi Hendren's screen test ; Hitchcock/Truffaut interview excerpts ; 'The birds' is coming ; suspense story ; production photographs ; theatrical trailer ; 100 years of Universal: restoring the classics ; 100 years of Universal: The lot ; my scenes ; pocket BLU app. ; BD-live
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn819655475
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Limited ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192117305
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 2021539
  • 61120097
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)819655475
System details
Blu-ray ; widescreen ; 1080p High-definition ; English DTS-HD master audio, 2.0 mono. ; Spanish, French DTS surround, 2.0 mono. ; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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