About

Canadian Richard Hannay, residing in London, meets secret agent Annabella Smith immediately following a shots fired incident. She asks to go home with him. Back at Hannay's flat the mysterious woman confides that she fears for her life and is on a critical mission relating to protecting state air ministry secrets. Later that night assassins murder her. Believed by the police to be her killer, Hann...

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Directed by

Alfred Hitchcock

Written by

Charles Bennett (Adaptation)
John Buchan (Novel)
Ian Hay (Dialogue)

Runtime

86 minutes

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

Handcuffed to the girl who double-crossed him

Cast

Keywords

london england murder on the run handcuffed scotland film noir scotland yard fugitive secret agent train ride campaign speech college professor memorization government secrets bickering couple wrongly accused runaway couple scottish moors posing as newlyweds suspicious husband london palladium

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Lists

#606 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

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#4 on Top 100 British films BFI