The Man Who Knew Too Much

Public Domain, Drama, Classic Movies, Action

The Man Who Knew Too Much

Bob and Jill Lawrence are on a winter sports holiday with their teenage daughter Betty. When their friend Louis Bernard is shot whilst dancing with Jill, he tells Bob of an assassination about to take place in London. Fearing that their plot will be revealed, the assassins kidnap Betty in order to keep the Lawrence's quiet. Bob and Jill return to London and take matters into their own hands.

Bob Lawrence (Banks) and his crack-shot wife, Jill (Best) are holidaying in Switzerland when their French friend, Louis Bernard (Frensay) is gunned down, warning them, with his dying breath, of an imminent diplomatic assassination. To ensure the couple's silence, the conspirators kidnap their daughter (Nova Pilbeam). However, Abbot (Lorre) and his comrades have fatally underestimated British pluck.

Jill and Bob Lawrence are on a winter holiday with their daughter, Betty. While he is dancing with Jill, the secret agent Louis Bernard is shot to death. With his last words he tells Jill about an assassination planned by some terrorists, about to take place in London. Fearing their plan would be revealed, the spies kidnap Betty and carry her off to London with them. Bob and Jill come back to London too, searching for their daughter.


Details

Language: English

Year of Production: 1934

Length: 1:15:00

Country: United Kingdom

License

Creative Commons License

The Man Who Knew Too Much by Alfred Hitchcock is licensed under a Creative Commons Public Domain 3.0 License.


Directors:

  • Alfred Hitchcock

Producers:

  • Ivor Montagu

Actors:

  • Leslie Banks Edna Best Peter Lorre Frank Vosper Hugh Wakefield Nova Pilbeam