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Hitchcock, Alfred

Summary: An anthology series featuring murder and crime stories with an ironic twist.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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HITCHCOCK, ALFRED.

Summary: Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD H

Pollack, Pam

Summary: Profiles the life and accomplishments of the British filmmaker known for his distinctive style of directing and his films that featured suspenseful and surprising plots.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HIT

Summary: Scottie Ferguson, a San Francisco police detective is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe case of acrophobia. Ferguson is hired by a rich shipbuilder to follow his wife who is behaving suspiciously and might be planning suicide. He falls in love with her, she is later murdered and Ferguson becomes demonic in his desire to re-create her in another woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 1998

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2 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY VER

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE VER

Summary: A man falsely accused of murder is chased across Scotland as he tries to find those responsible.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1999

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE THI

Summary: The 39 Steps is a heart-racing spy story by Alfred Hitchcock, following Richard Hannay, who stumbles into a conspiracy that thrusts him into a hectic chase across the Scottish moors. A chase in which he is both the pursuer and the pursued, as well as into an expected romance with the cool Pamela.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER THI

Summary: Follow in Hitchcock's footsteps, discover his early influences, and explore the darker side of this legendary genius who knew every trick in the filmmakers book, turning tales of everyday folk into spine-chilling, psychological thrillers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cobra Entertainment 2005

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Summary: A beguiling murderer charms his unsuspecting family, but soon his niece and namesake begins to suspect her uncle is hiding a terrible secret.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2000

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER SHA

Summary: Grant plays Roger Thornhill, an adman mistaken for a Federal intelligence agent trailing a group of ruthless spies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2000

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD NOR

Summary: The famous Dr. Edwardes takes over as head of the Green Manors Mental Asylum and finds himself attracted to Dr. Constance Petersen, but she soon realizes he is a paranoid amnesiac imposter and tries to cure him while finding out what happened to the real Dr. Edwardes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 1999

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY SPE

Summary: The true story of Manny Balestrero, a musician unjustly accused of armed robbery. Balestrero vehemently protests his innocence but acts thoroughly guilty, leading a host of policemen and witnesses to finger him as the thief. The trial goes badly for Manny, but life is worse for his wife, Rose, who falls apart under the strain of his ordeal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DRAMA WRO

Summary: Young & innocent: Robert is the estranged husband of a beautiful actress with a bad reputation. When he discovers her lifeless body on the beach, he is mistaken for the murderer and soon finds himself on the run, learning that the murder makes for very strange bedfellows.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BCI Eclipse 2007

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER ALF

Summary: Two partners discover their real feelings for one another when one is bitten by a poisonous snake; A young boy witnesses an escaped mental patient and can't tell anyone about it; It's hard to tell who's the bigger cheater when a wife and her husband's jealous mistress sit down for some lethal negotiating; When two old men need a miracle in order to keep their home the answer arrives in the form...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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Summary: Rebelling against the possessiveness of her police boyfriend, a young woman agrees to pose for an artist. Resisting his advances, she ends up murdering him in self-defense. Her boyfriend is assigned to the case, and soon learns the killer's identity, but so has someone else ... winding up in a dramatic chase around the British Museum. Originally begun as a silent film, it was decided...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Synergy Entertainment 2009

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BLA

Summary: Iris is travelling on a train through Europe and befriends Miss Froy, a kindly old lady. When Iris is knocked unconscience by a falling flower pot, she awakens to find Miss Froy mysteriously replaced by an imposter. She's led to believe the accident caused an illusion until Gilbert, a young musician, comes to her assistance. Together, they find themselves caught up in a mystery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Classic 1998

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE LAD

Summary: After their ship is sunk in the Atlantic by Germans, eight people are stranded in a lifeboat. Amongst the survivors is a glamorous journalist, a tough seaman, a nurse and an injured sailor. Their problems are complicated further when they pick up a ninth passenger - the Nazi captain from the U-boat that torpedoed them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LIF

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE LIF

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Lifeboat 2005

Summary: Two friends strangle a classmate and invite his family and mutual friends to dinner--with the body stuffed inside the trunk for a buffet table. Inspired by the Leopold-Loeb murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2000

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER ROP

Summary: Guy Haines, a tennis star who hates his wife, is approached on a train by a stranger, Bruno Anthony, who hates his father. Anthony offers a plan: each could kill the other's victim. No motive, no clue would link the two murders save the casual meeting of strangers on a train.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. 1951

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY STR

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Summary: Harry's corpse is found in the autumnal New England woods. While no one mourns his death, several people feel responsible for it. The body is unearthed several times, humorous situations occur, and love affairs develop before the real cause of Harry's death is revealed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2000

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Summary: "Plagued by both a reckless ego and nagging self-doubt, Hollywood legend Alfred Hitchcock ... becomes obsessed with a grisly murder story that the studios won't back. Determined, he risks his reputation, his home and even the love of his wife Alma ... as he sets out to make the film"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA HIT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE HIT

Summary: Wartime thriller about a Los Angles aircraft factory worker who witnesses his plant's firebombing by a Nazi agent, and is framed for that act himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2000

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER Sab

Summary: A woman disguises herself as a maid in order to clear her friend who's been accused of murdering his mistress's husband.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA STA

Summary: A retired American jewel thief living on the French Riviera seeks to prove his innocence by exposing the burglar who has been imitating his technique.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Picture 2002

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY TO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie To 2002

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Contents: vol. 1. Jamaica Inn ; Young and innocent ; The skin game ; The sorcerer's apprentice ; Bonus features. Favorite Hitchcock posters -- vol. 2. The manxman ; Juno and the paycock ; Champagne ; Hitchcock presents: The cheney vase ; Bonus features. Hitchcock radio: "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" -- vol. 3. The farmer's wife ; Easy virtue ; The ring ; Bonus features. Hitchcock trailers -- vol. 4. Blackmail ;...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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