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Though Cybill Shepherd only wears one costume in the movie, (a bias-cut white satin dress), the costume department made nine identical copies to facilitate filming.
Final Hammer Films for about twenty-nine years until 2008's Beyond the Rave (2008).
Jean Anderson was dubbed.
Bette Davis was offered the role of Miss Froy. Davis told biographer and friend Whitney Stine ("I'd Love to Kiss You ... Conversations with Bette Davis"), "I loved Dame May Whitty in the original, but I don't think the part is quite right for me. She should be a plump, sweet old lady." The part went to Angela Lansbury, who had co-starred with Davis in Death on the Nile (1978).
The film was made and released about forty-three years after its source novel "The Wheel Spins" by Ethel Lina White had been first published in 1936.
The picture was set in 1939 which was about one year after the original The Lady Vanishes (1938) had been released in 1938.
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The name of the publication that photographer Robert (Elliott Gould) worked for was "Life Magazine".
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The character of Amanda played by Cybill Shepherd was modeled on screwball comedy actress Carole Lombard.
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The film was made and released about forty-one years after the original Alfred Hitchcock film The Lady Vanishes (1938).
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Second of two late 1970s remakes of Alfred Hitchcock movies from Hitch's English black-and-white 1930s talkies period, this film being a remake of 1938's The Lady Vanishes (1938). The first had been 1978's The Thirty-Nine Steps (1978) (a remake of 1935's The 39 Steps (1935)).
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