1931 – Rich And Strange

★★★☆☆ UK. 1h23m. Comedy / Romance. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Written by Alfred Hitchcock, Alma Reville, Val Valentine (screenplay) and Dale Collins (“Rich And Strange”). Cinematography by John “Jack” Cox, Charles Martin. Edited by Winifred Cooper, Rene Marrison. Music by Adolph Hallis. Starring Henry Kendall, Joan Barry, Percy Marmont, Betty Amann, Elsie Randolph.

A couple, Fred and Emily Hill, living a mundane middle-class life in London, receive a letter informing them that an uncle will give them, as an advance against their future inheritance, as much money as they need to enjoy themselves in the present. Immediately Fred quits his job as a clerk and they leave on a cruise for “the Orient”.

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