(Newsroom America) -- Fifteen of the most acclaimed films by legendary director Alfred Hitchcock will be released on Blu-ray later this year.
Digitally restored from high-quality film elements and presented in perfect high-definition picture and sound, Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection brings the Master of Suspense's best work to home audiences as it's never been seen before.
The ultimate collector's set features 13 films previously unavailable on Blu-ray, a collectible 50-page book featuring storyboards, costume sketches, correspondence, photographs, and much more.
Plus a treasure trove of over 15 hours of documentaries, filmmaker commentaries, interviews, screen tests, trailers and a new documentary "The Birds, Hitchcock's Monster Movie," enough to satisfy even the most ardent Hitchcock fan.
Spanning three-and-a-half decades of the director's prolific career, Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection includes the classic thrillers 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 films feature performances from some of Hollywood's biggest stars, including James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Cary Grant, Julie Andrews, Paul Newman, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins, Tippi Hedren, Eva Marie Saint, Kim Novak and Sean Connery.
One of the most influential and revered cinematic innovators of all time, Alfred Hitchcock had a profound and lasting impact on modern moviemaking.
Renowned for his signature wit, thrilling plots, pioneering camerawork and original editing style, Hitchcock's masterful ability to wring every drop of suspense out of each scene is still studied and emulated by filmmakers around the world.
He was nominated for five Best Director Academy Awards, and four of his films (all of which are included in this collection) appear on AFI's prestigious "100 Years…100 Movies" list.