★★★★☆ USA. 1h39m. Thriller. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Written by Samson Raphaelson, Joan Harrison, Alma Reville (screenplay) and Francis Iles (“Before The Fact”). Cinematography by Harry Stradling Sr. Edited by William Hamilton. Music by Franz Waxman. Starring Joan Fontaine, Cary Grant, Nigel Bruce, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Dame May Whitty, Isabel Jeans, Heather Angel.
In the film, a shy spinster runs off with a charming playboy, who turns out to be penniless, a gambler, and dishonest in the extreme. She comes to suspect that he is also a murderer, and that he is attempting to kill her.