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'Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection': Universal Continues to Celebrate 100 with 15-Film Box Set

Thompson on Hollywood By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood June 22, 2012 at 12:23PM

Well, this is exciting. To continue Universal's year-long 100th anniversary celebration, the studio is releasing "Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection." The box set has a whopping fifteen of the Hitch's films, with thirteen newly and never before on Blu-ray...
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Kim Novak in "Vertigo"
Kim Novak in "Vertigo"

Well, this is exciting. To continue Universal's year-long 100th anniversary celebration, the studio is releasing "Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection." The box set has a whopping fifteen of the Hitch's films, with thirteen newly and never before on Blu-ray.

The set spans three-and-a-half decades of the Brit director's American period in filmmaking, and includes: "Psycho," "The Birds," "Vertigo," "Rear Window," "North by Northwest," "The Man Who Knew Too Much," "Marnie," "Saboteur," "Shadow of a Doubt," "Rope," "The Trouble with Harry," "Torn Curtain," "Topaz, "Frenzy" and "Family Plot."

"The Masterpiece Collection" also includes a fifty-page booklet featuring Hitchcock's famous storyboards, costume sketches and stills, and fifteen hours of filmmaker commentary, interviews and a new doc titled "'The Birds,' Hitchcock's Monster Movie."

The set is available September 25, for a limited time only.

This article is related to: Universal, Classics, Blu-ray


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