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

Alfred Hitchcock's The birds, Universal Pictures ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock

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
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Consultant
Costume designer
Director
Designer
Film editor
Set designer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • 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
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Member of
Cataloging source
ZCU
Characteristic
videorecording
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Birds (Motion picture)
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
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
In English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English SDH subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B475 2005
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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  • 1926-2005
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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
The Alfred Hitchcock collection
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  • Du Maurier, Daphne
  • Du Maurier, Daphne
  • Birds
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Birds
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Man-woman relationships
Technique
live action
Label
Alfred Hitchcock's The birds, Universal Pictures ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on a story by Daphne Du Maurier
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1963
  • Also issued as part of Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection
  • Also issued as part of Alfred Hitchcock, the essentials collection
  • Special features: Deleted scene; The original ending; Storyboard sequence; Tippi Hedren's screen test; "The birds" is coming (Universal international newsreel); Suspense story--National Press Club hears Hitchcock (Universal international newsreel); Production photographs; Production notes, Theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 17909
  • 28346
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm62252814
  • (OCoLC)62252814
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Alfred Hitchcock's The birds, Universal Pictures ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Evan Hunter ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Publication
Note
  • Based on a story by Daphne Du Maurier
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1963
  • Also issued as part of Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection
  • Also issued as part of Alfred Hitchcock, the essentials collection
  • Special features: Deleted scene; The original ending; Storyboard sequence; Tippi Hedren's screen test; "The birds" is coming (Universal international newsreel); Suspense story--National Press Club hears Hitchcock (Universal international newsreel); Production photographs; Production notes, Theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 17909
  • 28346
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm62252814
  • (OCoLC)62252814
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD
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