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Number 17

Friday, September 28 - Sunday, September 30, 2012

35mm print

“A peculiar and neglected early Hitchcock stage adaptation (1932), notable because it was intended partly as an absurdist send-up and none of the contemporary reviewers got the point. (The opening sequence suggests a kind of delirium of continuity that the picture periodically returns to.) Most of the film is set in an abandoned house, where enjoyably murky intrigues abound, and the last ten minutes feature a chase sequence with miniatures that is almost as much fun.” – Jonathan Rosenbaum

  • Country UK
  • Rating NR
  • Year 1932
  • Running Time 83 minutes
  • Director Alfred Hitchcock
  • Cast Joseph Jefferson Farjeon