Strangers on a Train -
2 Disc Set
A brilliantly plotted, diabolically humorous suspense film, in which
tennis player Guy (Farley Granger) meets psychopathic blue blood
(Robert Walker in an unforgettably flamboyant performance) on a train.
Bruno proposes a murderous bargain that Guy dismisses as a joke
one deadly deed is done and Bruno stalks Guy, demanding that he fulfill
his part of their "partnership." Strangers on
a Train is one of Hitchcock's very best, filled with subversive comedy and
Based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith, the screenplay was co-written
by Raymond Chandler.
- 2 - Disc Set
- Full Screen - 1.33
- Alternate 'preview' version of the film
- Commentary by director Peter Bogdanovich, Psycho screenwriter Joseph
Stephano, Strangers on a Train author Patricia Highsmith and biographer
- New making-of Documentary - Strangers on a Train: A Hitchcock
- Documentary - Strangers on a Train: The Victim's P.O.V.
- Documentary - Strangers on a Train by M. Night Shyamalan
- Documentary - The Hitchcocks on Hitch
- Alfred Hitchcock's Historical Meeting, a vintage newsreel
Roger Ebert's essay on this DVD Classic.
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Black & White
Language: English, French
Genre: Drama/Film Noir/Thriller