Franklin

Foreign correspondent / produced by Walter Wanger ; screenplay, Charles Bennett, Joan Harrison ; directed by Alfred ; Walter Wanger Productions.Hitchcock.

Other Title:
At head of title : Alfred Hitchcock's
Edition:
Dual format edition.
Publication:
[Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2014]
Distribution:
[United States] : The Criterion Collection, [2014]
Series:
Criterion collection.
Criterion collection
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet
Subjects:
Foreign correspondents -- Drama.
Spies -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Language:
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
System Details:
DVD, full screen presentation; Dolby digital mono.
digital optical mono Dolby digital
video file DVD video
Summary:
A full-throttle espionage thriller, starring Joel McCrea as a green Yank reporter sent to Europe to get the scoop on the imminent war. It's wall-to-wall witty repartee, head-spinning plot twists, and brilliantly mounted suspense set pieces, including an ocean plane crash climax with astonishing special effects.
Participant:
Joel McCrea, Herbert Marshall, Laraine Day, George Sanders, Albert Basserman.
Notes:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1940.
Special features: New piece on the film's special effects by visual effects expert Craig Barron; Hollywood propaganda and World War II, a new interview with writer Mark Harris; interview with director Alfred Hitchcock from a 1972 episode of The Dick Cavett Show; radio adaptation of the film from 1946; "Have you heard?" the story of Wartime rumors; trailer; booklet.
Contributor:
Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980, film director., Director
Wanger, Walter, 1894-1968 , Producer
Harrison, Joan, 1907-1994 , Screenwriter
Bennett, Charles, 1899-1995 , Screenwriter
McCrea, Joel, 1905-1990, actor., Actor
Day, Laraine, 1920-2007, actor., Actor
Marshall, Herbert, 1890-1966, actor., Actor
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor., Distributor
Walter Wanger Pictures, Inc.. , Producer
OCLC:
869567151
Publisher Number:
CC2335BDDVD-3 Criterion Collection (disc 2)
CC2335BDDVD-2 Criterion Collection (disc 3)
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