Johnny Aysgarth is a handsome gambler who seems to live by borrowing money from friends. He meets shy Lina McLaidlaw on a train whilst trying to travel in a first class carriage with a third class ticket. He begins to court Lina and before long they are married. It is only after the honeymoon that she discovers his true character and she starts to become suspicious when Johnny's friend and business partner, Beaky is killed mysteriously. Written by
Col Needham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Each time they kissed... there was the thrill of love... the threat of murder!
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Did You Know?
Despite the indecision over its ending, the film was a tremendous success, and more importantly Alfred Hitchcock
had enjoyed a measure of creative freedom which he knew that he would not get at Selznick International. See more
In the final scene as Johnnie and Lina drive back home, it is clear from the shot of them from behind that doubles have been used and the two characters in the scene are not Joan Fontaine and Cary Grant. See more
Oh, I beg your pardon. Was that your leg? I had no idea we were going into a tunnel. I thought the compartment was empty.
Referenced in The Limits of Control
Frühlingsstimmen, op. 410 (Voices of Spring)
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