Foreign correspondent

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2 videodiscs (120 min.) : DVD video, sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert.


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1940.
General Note
Includes booklet (12 pages, illustrations) featuring an essay by film scholar James Naremore.
General Note
Special features: Disc 2: Hollywood propaganda and World War II (a new interview with writer Mark Harris); Visual effects in Foregin Correspondent (new piece on the film's special effects by visual effects expert Craig Barron); Dick Cavett interviews Hitchcock (interview with director Alfred Hitchcock from a 1972 episode of The Dick Cavett Show); Radio adaptation (of the film from 1946 starring Joseph Cotten); "Have you heard?" (the story of wartime rumors, a 1942 Life magazine "photo-drama" by Hitchcock); Trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Music by Alfred Newman ; art direction, Alexander Golitzen ; director of photography, Rudolph Maté ; supervising editor, Otho Lovering ; film editor, Dorothy Spencer ; interior decoration, Julia Heron ; costumes, I. Magnin & Co.
Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, George Sanders, Albert Basserman, Robert Benchley, Edmund Gwenn, Eduardo Ciannelli, Harry Davenport, Martin Kosleck.
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.
System Details
DVD: region 1, NTSC, aspect ratio 1.37:1 widescreen presentation, Dolby Digital monaural.
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hitchcock, A., Wanger, W., Bennett, C., Harrison, J., Hilton, J., Benchley, R., McCrea, J., Day, L., Marshall, H., Sanders, G., Bassermann, A., Gwenn, E., Cianelli, E., Davenport, H., Kosleck, M., Newman, A., Golitzen, A., Maté, R., Lovering, O., Spencer, D., Heron, J., Harris, M., Barron, C., Cavett, D., Cotten, J., & Naremore, J. Foreign correspondent (Two-DVD special edition.).

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alfred Hitchcock et al.. Foreign Correspondent. [Irvington, NY].

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alfred Hitchcock et al.. Foreign Correspondent [Irvington, NY].

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hitchcock, Alfred, et al. Foreign Correspondent Two-DVD special edition.,

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