Classic Hitchcock

Classic Hitchcock

 
Classic Hitchcock (Criterion Blu-Ray)

Blu-Ray Collector's Set

4 Discs

SRP: $94.95

Criterion Store price:$75.96

Collector's Set Info

Experience four of the greatest films by the Master of Suspense in this deluxe box set from the Criterion Collection. It includes three of Alfred Hitchcock’s most beloved movies from the 1930s, when he was still working in England—the arresting spy thrillers The Man Who Knew Too Much and The 39 Steps and the exhilarating railway mystery The Lady Vanishes—as well as one of the first films he made upon arriving in Hollywood, the sensational tale of journalistic intrigue Foreign Correspondent. Each comes digitally restored and with a bounty of supplemental features.

Collector’s Set Includes

The Man Who Knew Too Much box cover

The Man Who Knew Too Much

Alfred Hitchcock 1934

This fleet and gripping film is the first of the early thrillers the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, made during the fertile phase of his career spent at the Gaumont-British Picture Corporation.


The 39 Steps box cover

The 39 Steps

Alfred Hitchcock 1935

A heart-racing spy story by Alfred Hitchcock, The 39 Steps follows Richard Hannay (Robert Donat) as he stumbles upon a conspiracy that thrusts him into a hectic chase across the Scottish moors.


The Lady Vanishes box cover

The Lady Vanishes

Alfred Hitchcock 1938

In Alfred Hitchcock’s most quick-witted and devilish comic thriller, a young woman finds herself drawn into a complex web of mystery and high adventure while traveling across Europe by train. The Lady Vanishes remains one of the master filmmaker’s purest delights.


Foreign Correspondent box cover

Foreign Correspondent

Alfred Hitchcock 1940

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.

Disc Features

  • Digital restorations of all four films, with uncompressed monaural soundtracks
  • Audio commentaries on The Man Who Knew Too Much, The 39 Steps, and The Lady Vanishes
  • Video essays, radio adaptations, documentaries, and new and archival interviews
  • Crook’s Tour, a 1941 film starring Basil Radford and Naunton Wayne as Charters and Caldicott, their characters from The Lady Vanishes
  • Production design drawings, behind-the-scenes photos, and promotional art
  • PLUS: Essays by writers Charles Barr, David Cairns, James Naremore, Geoffrey O’Brien, and Farran Smith Nehme
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