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The Resource Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, a Universal release ; screenplay by Joseph Stefano ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (DVD)

Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, a Universal release ; screenplay by Joseph Stefano ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (DVD)

Label
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho
Title
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho
Statement of responsibility
a Universal release ; screenplay by Joseph Stefano ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Title variation
Psycho
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Disgruntled Phoenix officeworker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. She only gets to meet her lover Sam during lunch breaks and they cannot get married because of Sam's alimony high payments. One Friday, Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer. Seeing the opportunity to take the money and run, Marion leaves town and heads towards Sam's California store. Tired after the long drive and caught in a storm, she gets off the main highway and pulls into The Bates Motel. The motel is managed by a quiet young man called Norman who seems to be dominated by his mother
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English or dubbed French dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam, John McIntire, Janet Leigh
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1980-
  • 1932-1992
  • 1931-2018
  • 1928-
  • 1919-1996-
  • 1907-1991
  • 1917-1994
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stefano, Joseph
  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Perkins, Anthony
  • Miles, Vera
  • Gavin, John
  • Balsam, Martin
  • McIntire, John
  • Leigh, Janet
  • Bloch, Robert
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
109
Series statement
Universal legacy series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bates, Norman (Fictitious character)
  • Motels
  • Hotel front desk personnel
  • Mothers and sons
Technique
live action
Label
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, a Universal release ; screenplay by Joseph Stefano ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Robert Bloch
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1960
  • Special features: Disc 1: Feature commentary with Stephen Rebello; newsreel footage: the release of Psycho; the shower scene; the shower scene: storyboards by Saul Bass; the Psycho archives; posters and Psycho ads; lobby cards; behind-the-scenes and production photographs; production notes; theatrical trailers ; Disc 2: The making of Psycho; in the master's shadow: Hitchcock's legacy; Hitchcock and Truffaunt interview excerpts; Alfred Hitchcock presents "Lamb to the slaughter."
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn234317652
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (109 min.)
Lccn
ocn234317652
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195003773
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Terms governing use
These discs are copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, a Universal release ; screenplay by Joseph Stefano ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Robert Bloch
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1960
  • Special features: Disc 1: Feature commentary with Stephen Rebello; newsreel footage: the release of Psycho; the shower scene; the shower scene: storyboards by Saul Bass; the Psycho archives; posters and Psycho ads; lobby cards; behind-the-scenes and production photographs; production notes; theatrical trailers ; Disc 2: The making of Psycho; in the master's shadow: Hitchcock's legacy; Hitchcock and Truffaunt interview excerpts; Alfred Hitchcock presents "Lamb to the slaughter."
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn234317652
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (109 min.)
Lccn
ocn234317652
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195003773
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Terms governing use
These discs are copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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