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The Resource To catch a thief, a Paramount picture ; screenplay by John Michael Hayes ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock

To catch a thief, a Paramount picture ; screenplay by John Michael Hayes ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Label
To catch a thief
Title
To catch a thief
Statement of responsibility
a Paramount picture ; screenplay by John Michael Hayes ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Title variation
To catch a thief
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Production company
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • A woman falls in love with a reformed jewel thief, but suspects he's active again when a series of jewel heists occur
  • John Robie is a reformed jewel thief who was once known as "The Cat." robie is suspected of a new rash of gem thefts in the luxury hotels of the French Riviera, and he must set out to clear himself. Meeting pampered heiress Frances, he sees a chance to bait the mysterious thief with her mother's fabulous jewels. His plan backfires, however, but Frances, who believes him guilty, proves her love by helping him escape
Related
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, USA, 1956: Oscar - Best Cinematography - Color (Robert Burks).
Cataloging source
DV1
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • To catch a thief (Motion picture)
  • To catch a thief (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Burks ; production design, Joseph MacMillan Johnson, Hal Pereira ; editor, George Tomasini ; music, Lyn Murray
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • English or dubbed French dialogue, optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
T63 2007
PerformerNote
Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams, Charles Vanel, Brigitte Auber, Jean Martinelli, Georgette Anys
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1980
  • 1919-2008
  • 1904-1986
  • 1929-1982
  • 1904-1972
  • 1903-1983
  • 1892-1989
  • 1928-
  • 1909-1993
  • 1909-1989
  • 1910-1974
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  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Hayes, John Michael
  • Grant, Cary
  • Grace
  • Landis, Jessie Royce
  • Williams, John
  • Vanel, Charles
  • Auber, Brigitte
  • Martinelli, Jean
  • Anys, Georgette
  • Burks, Robert
  • Tomasini, George
  • Murray, Lyn
  • Dodge, David
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
106
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  • Jewel thieves
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Riviera (France)
  • Love
  • Jewel thieves
  • Love
  • Man-woman relationships
  • France
  • Jewel thieves
  • Love
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
To catch a thief, a Paramount picture ; screenplay by John Michael Hayes ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by David Dodge
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1955
  • Wide screen
  • Special features include: optional audio commentary by Peter Bogdanovich and Laurent Bouzereau; Four featurettes: Writing and casting "To catch a thief", The making of "To catch a thief", Alfred Hitchcock and "To catch a thief": an appreciation; "Edith Head, the Paramount years" featurette; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Commentary by Peter Bogdanovich and Laurent Bouzereau -- 4 featurettes: Writing and casting To Catch a Thief ; The making of To Catch a Thief ; Alfred Hitchcock and To Catch a Thief: an appreciation ; Edith Head, the Paramount years -- Theatrical trailer
Control code
ocn124049651
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 106 min.)
Isbn
9781415727638
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097361207346
  • 883929305100
  • 883929307579
  • 097361207360
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
12073
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)124049651
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen presentation, enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby Digital 2.0 surround, mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
To catch a thief, a Paramount picture ; screenplay by John Michael Hayes ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by David Dodge
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1955
  • Wide screen
  • Special features include: optional audio commentary by Peter Bogdanovich and Laurent Bouzereau; Four featurettes: Writing and casting "To catch a thief", The making of "To catch a thief", Alfred Hitchcock and "To catch a thief": an appreciation; "Edith Head, the Paramount years" featurette; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Commentary by Peter Bogdanovich and Laurent Bouzereau -- 4 featurettes: Writing and casting To Catch a Thief ; The making of To Catch a Thief ; Alfred Hitchcock and To Catch a Thief: an appreciation ; Edith Head, the Paramount years -- Theatrical trailer
Control code
ocn124049651
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 106 min.)
Isbn
9781415727638
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097361207346
  • 883929305100
  • 883929307579
  • 097361207360
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
12073
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)124049651
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen presentation, enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby Digital 2.0 surround, mono
Video recording format
DVD

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