Nine classic films available for the first time in a deluxe DVD boxed set
DVD Available Sep. 7, 2004
The Alfred Hitchcock Signature Collection includes nine films from the prolific director, including seven titles previously unavailable on DVD. Each DVD features a brand new “making of” documentary created specially for this release. At a price of less than $10 per DVD, this is a must-have for every Hitchcock enthusiast and a great value for any fan of classic filmmaking.
Alfred Hitchcock’s screen version of Frederick Knott’s stage hit stars one of Hitchcock’s favorites, Grace Kelly, along with Ray Milland and Robert Cummings as the points of a romantic triangle.
“Maximum amounts of Hitchcock’s trademark suspense.”
— David Bezanson, FILMCRITIC.COM
A classic Hitchcock suspense about an intrepid American reporter, John Jones (Joel McCrea), who enlists the help of a young woman (Laraine Day) to track down a group of spies.
“First rate classic Hitchcock”
— Ken Hanke, MOUNTAIN XPRESS (ASHEVILLE, NC)
Henry Fonda plays musician who is wrongly accused of crimes committed by a look-alike robber. Vera Miles plays his distraught wife in this dramatization of a true story.
“Hitch plays it straight in compelling drama.”
— Lori Hoffman, ATLANTIC CITY WEEKLY
Well-to-do wallflower Lina McLaidlaw (Joan Fontaine) suspects that Johnnie Aysgarth (Cary Grant), the playboy who swept into her life and married her, is a murderer and she’s his next intended victim.
“Mr. Hitchcock is probably the most artful sophist working for the films.”
— Bosley Crowther, NEW YORK TIMES
Drama student Eve Gill (Jane Wyman) becomes the maid of flamboyant stage star Charlotte Inwood (Marlene Dietrich) in order to clear her friend John Cooper (Richard Todd) of a murder he didn’t commit.
“A pleasant, well-acted trip into a mythical world.”
— Vadim Rizov, MOVIE-VAULT.COM
Father Michael Logan (Montgomery Clift) hear a killer’s confession. Later, when he is accused of being the killer, the sacrament of penance forbids him to speak out in his own defense.
“Gripping and haunting.”
— Rich Cline, SHADOWS ON THE WALL
When Annie (Carole Lombard) and David Smith (Robert Montgomery) discover that a technicality has nullified their troubled marriage, a humorous chain of events unwinds as new found freedom leads to lust and jealousy.
“Hitchcock’s only foray into a madcap comedy leads to a very pleasant and quite amusing film.”
— Vince Leo, QWIPSTER’S MOVIE REVIEWS
A Manhattan advertising executive (Cary Grant) is mistaken for a spy. He escapes kidnapping, only to have to dodge a murder frame-up. Nominated for three Academy Awards including Best Screenplay.
“Hitchcock’s ultimate wrong-man comedy.”
— J. Hoberman, VILLAGE VOICE
When the assertive Bruno Anthony (Robert Walker) meets pro tennis player Guy Haines (Farley Granger) on a train, Bruno Bruno suggests the men swap murders, which would leave no traceable clues or possible motives.
“A first-rate thriller with odd little kinks now and then.”
— Roger Ebert, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES