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Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [c2012].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
This is a Blu-ray disc and will not play in a standard DVD player.
General Note
Based on a story by Daphne Du Maurier.
General Note
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1963.
General Note
Special features: deleted scene; original ending; The Birds, Hitchcock's monster movie; all about The Birds; storyboard sequence; Tippi Hedren's screen text; Hitchcock/Truffaut interview excerpts; Universal international newsreels: TheBirds is coming; suspense story, national press covers Hitchcock; stills gallery; 100 years of Universal, restoring the classics; 100 years of Universal, the lot; original theatrical trailer.
General Note
Aspect ratio 1.85:1.
Creation/Production Credits
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.
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13.
System Details
Blu-ray; 1080p High-definition; DTS-HD master audio, 2.0 mono (English); DTS surround, 2.0 mono (dubbed French, dubbed Spanish. Requires Blu-ray player.
In English, dubbed French and dubbed Spanish; optional dubtitles in French and Spanish.
Open-captioned for the deaf and hard of hearing.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hitchcock, A., Hunter, E., Taylor, R., Tandy, J., Pleshette, S., Hedren, T., Cartwright, V., Griffies, E., McGraw, C., McDevitt, R., Chapman, L., Mantell, J., Weaver, D., Atterbury, M., McGovern, J., Swenson, K., Deacon, R., Wilson, E., Quinn, B., Lang, D., & Du Maurier, D. (2012). The birds (Limited ed., Blu-ray disc.). Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alfred Hitchcock et al.. 2012. The Birds. Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alfred Hitchcock et al.. The Birds Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2012.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hitchcock, Alfred, et al. The Birds Limited ed., Blu-ray disc., Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2012.

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