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The birds

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Blu-ray version.


English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette, Tippi Hedren.

Publication Information

Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2014]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: PG-13.


When beautiful, blonde Melanie Daniels travels to Bodega Bay in pursuit of eligible bachelor Mitch Brenner, she is inexplicably attacked by a seagull. Suddenly, thousands of birds begin to flock into town, preying on schoolchildren and residents in a terrifying series of attacks. Mitch and Melanie must fight for their lives against a deadly force that cannot be explained or stopped.


From the story by Daphne Du Maurier.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1963.

Bonus features: Deleted scene ; The original ending ; The birds: Hitchcock's monster movie ; All about The birds ; storyboard sequence ; Tippi Hedren's screen test ; Hitchcock/Truffault interview excerpts ; The birds is coming (Universal International newsreel) ; Suspense story: National Press Club hears Hitchcock (Universal International newsreel).

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