09 20 Oct '24
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Alfred Hitchcock

The Lady Vanishes

96' - 1938 - Mystery, Thriller - Dialogue: German, Italian, French, English
Director: Alfred Hitchcock Composer: Louis Levy With: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas
It still looks as fresh and funny as it must have done in 1938: what does the strangling of a Tyrolean street singer have to do with the tweedy English lady in the over-crowded hotel, and why (later) does everyone on a train deny ever having seen the lady in question? There's a sheer pleasure in watching the way the plot huns so smoothly round these questions, and it's compounded by Launder and Gilliat's consistently witty dialogue and the all-round excellence of the cast. (Time Out)

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Alfred Hitchcock


Louis Levy


Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas


Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder

Director of Photography

Jack E. Cox


R.E. Dearing, Alfred Roome


Edward Black

More information


German, Italian, French, English

Countries of production

United Kingdom

Screenplay based on

"The Wheel Spins", (Ethel Lina White)



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