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Title The lady vanishes [(Blu-Ray )videorecording] / GB Pictures presents ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; screen play, Sidney Gilliat and Frank Launder ; a "Gainsborough" picture.

Publication Info. [United States] : The Criterion Collection, [2011]
©2011
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 95th Street Adult Blu-ray Fiction  F LADY V    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Series Criterion collection ; 3
Criterion collection (Blu-ray discs) ; 03.
Note Blu-ray release of motion picture originally released in 1938.
"Based upon the novel The wheel spins by Eithel Lina White."
"Copyright by Gaumont British Corporation of America, 1938."
Special features: audio commentary by film historian Bruce Eder; Crook's tour, a 1941 feature-length adventure film directed by John Baxter; excerpts from François Truffaut's 1966 audio interview with director Alfred Hitchcock; Mystery train, a video essay by Hitchcock scholar Leonard Liff; stills gallery.
Cast Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas, Dame May Whitty, Cecil Parker.
Summary A nice, tweedy old English woman disappears from her compartment on a European train. A young woman who wonders why becomes frantic when everyone tells her there never was such a person. A young man comes to her aid and they solve a criss-cross puzzle of espoinage, counter-espionage and attempted assassination.
Audience Not MPAA rated.
System Details Blu-ray disc, region A, full screen (aspect ratio: 1.33:1); monaural; requires Blu-ray player.
Language In English; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject Disappeared persons -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Railroad travel -- Europe, Eastern -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Espionage -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Detective and mystery films.
Spy films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Disappeared persons. (OCoLC)fst00894675
Espionage. (OCoLC)fst00915379
Railroad travel. (OCoLC)fst01088689
Genre Feature films.
Fiction films.
Comedy films.
Spy films.
Detective and mystery films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Blu-ray discs.
Added Author Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980, director, interviewee.
Gilliat, Sidney, screenwriter.
Launder, Frank, screenwriter.
Lockwood, Margaret, performer.
Lukas, Paul, 1894-1971, performer.
Redgrave, Michael, performer.
Whitty, May, Dame, 1865-1948, performer.
Parker, Cecil, 1897-1971, performer.
Truffaut, François, interviewer.
Eder, Bruce, commentator.
Baxter, John, 1896-1975, director.
White, Ethel Lina. Wheel spins.
Gainsborough Studios, producer.
Gaumont British Picture Corp.
Janus Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Also known as: Dama desaparece
Also known as: Desaparecida!
Added Title Crook's tour.
ISBN 9781604655285
1604655283
Standard No. 715515090315
Music No. CC2089B The Criterion Collection
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