Johnnie Aysgarth is a handsome gambler who seems to live by borrowing money from friends. He meets shy Lina McLaidlaw on a train while trying to travel in a first class car 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 Johnnie's friend and business partner, Beaky, is mysteriously killed.Written by
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Cary Grant in his most powerful role as a wastrel husband intent on riches at any cost..Joan Fontaine in her first since "Rebecca", as the bride whose love turned to terror! Completely compelling mystery romance! See more »
In one draft of the script, when Johnnie realizes what was in Lina's mind, he runs away until he can "find some way to pay" his debts (both financial and moral), and joins the U.S. Air Force under a false name. She finds out where he's stationed and proudly watches as his plane, with his nickname for her painted on it, takes off. See more »
Why the reference to "Richard Palmer", a murderer who killed a man in a drinking bet before "going on to kill a lot of other people", when the (very famous) real life murderer was William Palmer? 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.
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A colorized version of the film was produced. It has been available on VHS (Turner Home Entertainment) in NTSC format for a while. A dual black & white/colorized Region-2 DVD version has been released in 2003 by Universal in PAL format. See more »
I'm surprised so many people are disappointed with this movie. It doesn't seem to me more unreal than any other Hitchcock film. As always, the highlights are those moments when we get a glimpse of someone doubting what someone else is saying. This movie specializes in such moments and, inasmuch as doubt is Hitchcock's stock in trade, I can't find anything wrong with SUSPICION. It's playful, scary and, yes, escapist. Hitchcock never made a realistic movie, and I thank him for it.
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