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Hitchcock’s thriller To Catch a Thief comes to Blu-ray in March

By Patrick Luce Dec 21, 2011, 21:02 GMT

Film icon Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller To Catch a Thief arrives on Blu-ray on March 6th and it is coming loaded with more than 90 minutes of bonus material - including a discussion with Hitchcock’s descendants, a look at how censorship shaped the film, expert commentary and more.
   
A delightful classic filled with star power, witty dialogue, breathtaking scenery and plenty of plot twists, To Catch a Thief received three Academy Award nominations and won the Oscar for Best Cinematography, Color. 

Starring Cary Grant as John Robie, a reformed cat burglar, and Grace Kelly as an heiress with whom he becomes romantically entangled, the film takes place on the opulent French Riviera as Robie tries to uncover the identity of a jewel thief and prove his own innocence. 

The To Catch a Thief Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English 2.0 Stereo Dolby TrueHD, English Mono Dolby TrueHD, French Mono Dolby Digital, Spanish Mono Dolby Digital, Portuguese Mono Dolby Digital and English, English SDH, French Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. 

Bonus features are as follows:

Commentary by Dr. Drew Casper, Hitchcock Film Historian
A Night with the Hitchcocks
Unacceptable Under the Code: Film Censorship in America
Writing and Casting To Catch A Thief
The Making of To Catch A Thief
Behind the Gates: Cary Grant and Grace Kelly
Alfred Hitchcock and To Catch A Thief: An Appreciation
Edith Head: The Paramount Years
If You Love To Catch A Thief, You’ll Love this Interactive Travelogue
Theatrical Trailer
Galleries: Movie, Publicity, Visitors to the Set, Production



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