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One of cinema s greatest auteurs, Alfred Hitchcock's six-decade career generated an unmissable run of suspense-packed thrillers, strongly characterised by macabre plots and twist endings. Starring British screen icon Leslie Banks and featuring the English-speaking debut of Peter Lorre, The Man Who Knew Too Much is one of Hitchcock s most thrilling pre-war British films, and one which he would remake twenty years later in Hollywood. This peerless suspense classic is presented here in a brand-new High Definition transfer from the original film elements in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio.
While holidaying in Switzerland with their daughter Betty, Jill Lawrence and her husband are accidentally caught up in murder and intrigue when they befriend an undercover secret-service agent, Louis Bernard. When Bernard is fatally wounded by a gunshot, he whispers the whereabouts of a vital message to Lawrence as he lies dying a message that is overheard by a number of sinister strangers...
 Introduction by Charles Barr
 Aquarius: Alfred the Great - Hitchcock is interviewed on the 1972 Arts programme
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