About

Wealthy, sheltered Lina McLaidlaw is swept off her feet by charming ne'er-do-well Johnnie Aysgarth. Though warned that Johnnie is little more than a fortune hunter, Lina marries him anyway. She remains loyal to her irresponsible husband as he plows his way from one disreputable business scheme to another. Gradually Lina comes to the conclusion that Johnnie intends to kill her in order to collect h...

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Directed by

Alfred Hitchcock

Written by

Joan Harrison (Screenplay)
Samson Raphaelson (Screenplay)
Alma Reville (Screenplay)
Anthony Berkeley (Novel)

Runtime

99 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

In his arms she felt safety...in his absence, haunting dread!

Cast

Keywords

murderer poison investigation honeymoon money suspense kiss telegram loan

Photos

Lists

250 Quintessential Noir Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role Joan Fontaine

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic Picture Franz Waxman

Oscar nomination for Best Picture