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Blackmail [videorecording] / British International Pictures Ltd. presents ; directed and adapted by Alfred Hitchcock ; a British International picture distributed by Wardour Films. Easy virtue / C.M. Woolf and Michael Balcon present ; produced by Gainsborough Pictures ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

Other Title:
Title on disc and container: Blackmail and Easy virtue
Edition:
Special ed.
Publication:
Los Angeles, CA : Delta Entertainment Corp. : LaserLight DVD, c1999.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 165 min.) : sd., si., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Bennett, Charles, 1899-1995 -- Film adaptations.
Coward, Noel, 1899-1973 -- Film adaptations.
Motion pictures -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Silent films.
Film adaptations.
Language:
First feature in English; second is silent with English intertitles; both have optional subtitles in Spanish, Japanese and Chinese.
System Details:
DVD ; All regions.
Summary:
[Blackmail] A young woman kills an artist who attempts to rape her. Her Scotland Yard detective boyfriend soon learns the killers identity, but so has someone else. First produced as a silent film, then in this version with dialog.
[Easy virtue] "After divorcing an abusive husband, an innocent woman makes a valiant effort at beginning her life anew, but she cannot escape the incidents surrounding her past"--Container.
Contents:
Blackmail (85 min.)
Easy virtue (80 min.).
Participant:
[Blackmail] Anny Ondra, Sara Allgood, Charles Paton, John Longden, Donald Calthrop, Cyril Richard.
[Easy virtue] Isabel Jeans, Robin Irvine, Franklin Dyall, Eric Bransby Williams.
Credits:
[Blackmail] Produced by John Maxwell ; dialogue by Benn Levy ; photographer, Jack Cox ; editor, Emile de Ruelle ; music, Campbell & Connelly. [Easy virtue] Scenario, Eliot Stannard ; photographer, Claude McDonnell ; editor, Ivor Montagu.
Notes:
Blackmail based on the play by Charles Bennett; Easy virtue based on the play by Noel Coward.
Blackmail originally produced as a motion picture in 1929. Easy virtue originally produced as a silent motion picture in 1927.
Includes an introduction by Tony Curtis and original theatrical trailer from Rear window.
Contributor:
Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980 , Director,
Maxwell, John, 1916-1982. , Producer
Levy, Benn W. (Benn Wolfe), 1900-1973. , Screenwriter
Ondra, Anny. , Actor
Longden, John, 1900-1971. , Actor
Dyall, Franklin. , Actor
Woolf, C. M. , Producer
Balcon, Michael, 1896-1977. , Producer
Stannard, Eliot. , Screenwriter
Jeans, Isabel, 1891-1985 , Actor
Bennett, Charles, 1899-1995 , Author
Coward, Noel, 1899-1973. , Author
British International Pictures. , Producer
Wardour Films. , Producer
Gainsborough Studios. , Producer
Laserlight DVD (Firm) , Distributor
Contains:
Easy virtue [videorecording]
OCLC:
42887733
Publisher Number:
018111997430
82036 Laserlight DVD
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