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The Lady Vanishes
The Lady Vanishes

The Lady Vanishes 1938


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The Lady Vanishes 1938 U

97 mins United Kingdom Director. Alfred Hitchcock

When an old woman (Dame May Whitty) goes missing on a train from Switzerland, a British girl (Margaret Lockwood) is convinced there has been foul play, but all the other passengers deny having ever seen her in Alfred Hitchcock’s hugely enjoyable comedy thriller.

The film boasts a great cast of character actors, including Basil Radford and Naunton Wayne, as Charters and Caldicott, two classically British men desperate to get back to England for the cricket. The pair would continue to play the characters in further films. Director Francois Truffaut, a huge admirer of Alfred Hitchcock, named The Lady Vanishes as his favourite film by the master of suspense.

Directed by

Alfred Hitchcock


Paul Lukas

Michael Redgrave

Margaret Lockwood




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U Conatins mild violence




United Kingdom



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