[New York] : Criterion Collection : Janus Films [distributer], c2011.
Blu-ray ed. ; [full screen version].
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (19 p. ; ill. ; 19 cm.)
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Criterion collection (Blu-ray discs) ; 3.
Blu-ray disc; mono.; requires Blu-ray player.
In English, with optional English (SDH) subtitles.
Margaret Lockwood ; Michael Redgrave ; Paul Lukas ; Dame May Whitty ; Cecil Parker, Linden Travers, Mary Clare..
Director of photography, Jack Cox; editor, R.E. Dearing; musical director, Louis Levy ; director, Alfred Hitchcock ; screenplay, Sydney Gilliatt and Frank Launder ; producer, Edward Black.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1938.
Based on the novel The wheel spins by Eithel Lina White.
Special features: audio commentary by film historian Bruce Eder; Crook's tour, a 1941 feature-length adventure film by John Baxter; excerpts from François Truffaut's 1966 audio interview with director Alfred Hitchcock, essays, and more ; booklet with program notes and essays
A nice, tweedy old English woman disappears from her compartment on a European train. A young woman who wonders why becomes frantic when everyone tells her there never was such a person. A young man comes to her aid and they solve a criss-cross puzzle of espoinage, counter-espionage and attempted assassination.
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