Detective Gilbert is searching for a necklace robbed by a gang of thieves. In the beginning, the gang is in a house in London, then they are running away from police. It will not be easy for the detective to recover the jewel. Written by
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did not want to make this film. He had wanted to direct a prestige production of John Van Druten
's play "London Wall," but to punish Hitchcock for the financial failure of his previous film East of Shanghai
(1931), British International Pictures head John Maxwell
took him off "London Wall" and put him on "Number Seventeen" instead. Hitchcock himself has referred to the film as "a terrible picture . . . very cheap melodrama". See more
Barton and Nora's hands are tied to the railing behind them, but after they fall backwards through it they're hanging with their hands in front of them. See more
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How do you feel? Now, where's that candle? Here, have some of this.
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I Don't Need a Television
Music by Harry Shalson
Lyrics by John Malvern See more