★★★☆☆ UK. 1h23m. Mystery / Romance. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Written by Charles Bennett, Edwin Greenwood, Anthony Armstrong (screenplay) and Gerald Savory, Alma Reville (story) and Josephine Tey (“A Shilling For Candles”). Cinematography by Bernard Knowles. Edited by Charles Frend. Music by Jack Beaver, Louis Levy. Starring Nova Pilbeam, Derrick De Marney, Percy Marmont, Edward Rigby, Mary Clare, John Longden, George Curzon.
Young and Innocent is about a young man on the run from a murder charge who enlists the help of a woman who must put herself at risk for his cause. It is notable for an elaborately staged crane shot Hitchcock devised towards the end of the film, which identifies the real murderer.