The birds

Published 2011
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Melanie Daniels is a beautiful blonde who arrives in Bodega Bay in pursuit of the handsome and eligible Mitch Brenner. But love is not the only thing in the air when thousands of birds descend upon the town, attacking and terrorizing its residents. Soon Melanie and Mitch are fighting for their lives against a deadly, unexplainable force in this spine-tingling portrait of nature at its most powerful and ruthless.

Uniform Title:
Birds (Motion picture : 1963)
Widescreen ed.
Publisher, Date:
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, c2011.
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 cm.+ poster card (17 cm.)
Target Audience Note:
CHVR: not rated.
MPAA rating: PG-13.
Other Title:
Alfred Hitchcock's the birds [DVD]
Oiseux [DVD].
Alfred Hitchcock, the essentials collection. Birds [DVD].
Alfred Hitchcock limited editions [DVD].
Alfred Hitchcock édition limitée [DVD].
Alfred Hitchcock, la collection des incontournables. Les oiseaux [DVD].
Issued as part of Alfred Hitchcock, the essentials collection box set.
Previously issued as part of The Alfred Hitchcock collection.
Based on a story by Daphne Du Maurier.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1963.
Bonus features: Deleted scene; The original ending; Storyboard sequence; Tippi Hedren's screen test; "The birds" is coming (Universal international newsreel); Suspense story : National Press Club hears Hitchcock (Universal international newsreel); Production photographs; Production notes, Theatrical trailer.
Director of photography, Robert Burks ; production designed by Robert Boyle ; assistant director, James H. Brown ; costumes designed by Edith Head ; edited by George Tomasini ; production manager, Norman Deming ; special effects, Lawrence A. Hampton ; set decoration, George Milo ; wardrobe supervisor, Rita Riggs ; electronic sound production and composition by Remi Gassmann and Oskar Sala ; sound consultant, Bernard Herrmann.
Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette, Tippi Hedren, Veronica Cartwright, Ethel Griffies, Charles McGraw, Ruth McDevitt, Lonny Chapman, Joe Mantell, Doodles Weaver, Malcolm Atterbury, John McGovern, Karl Swenson, Richard Deacon, Elizabeth Wilson, William Quinn, Doreen Lang.
DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono; dual layer format.
In English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English SDH subtitles.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
61120487 (set)
2018790 (set)
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