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SummaryTwo thrill-seeking friends strangle a classmate and then hold a party for their victim's family and friends, serving refreshments on a buffet table fashioned from a trunk containing the lifeless body. When dinner conversation revolves around talk of "the perfect murder," their former teacher becomes increasingly suspicious that his proteges have turned his intellectual theories into brutal reality.
Strangling -- Drama.
Deception -- Drama.
Detective and mystery films.
|Publisher|| Universal City, CA :Universal Studios Home Entertainment,©2005.
|Other Titles|| Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection.
Alfred Hitchcock's rope
Stewart, James, 1908-1997.
Dall, John, 1918-1971.
Hardwicke, Cedric, 1893-1964.
Collier, Constance, 1878-1955.
Chandler, Joan, 1923-1979.
Hamilton, Patrick, 1904 March 17-1962. Rope.
Transatlantic Pictures (Firm)
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
James Stewart, Farley Granger, John Dall, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Constance Collier, Joan Chandler.
Director of photography, Joseph Valentine.
MPAA rating: PG.
Title from disc label.
Originally issued as a motion picture in 1948.
From the play by Patrick Hamilton.
Special features: Rope unleashed; production photographs; theatrical trailer; production notes.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
1 videodisc (81 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.