Hitchcock Retrospective at Cameo

 HITCHCOCK RETROSPECTIVE

This year, we're delighted to screen 43 films directed by the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock!

Starting with his silent films in Britain and navigating his career via The 39 Steps, Rear Window, Psycho and beyond, this epic retrospective is perfect for Hitchcock newbies and aficionados alike.

Tickets available via the session times listed below.

Sabotage (1936)

  • Cast
  • Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, John Loder
  • Director
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Synopsis
  • Verloc, the manager of a London West End Cinema, is also the secret chief of a terrorist organisation planning to destroy the London Underground Network. For his next task, he must leave a highly explosive bomb at Piccadilly Circus Station. The bomb is rigged to go off at a certain time and, in a classic piece of Hitchcock mastery, we witness the messenger boy, blissfully unaware of the parcel's contents, killed in a shockingly sudden explosion, together with the passengers on board the bus. But, by an unexpected twist of fate, Verloc is brought to justice.
  • Classification
  • Not yet rated, 76 mins
  • Genre
  • Thriller
  • Running Time
  • 76 minutes

Secret Agent (1936)

  • Cast
  • Madeleine Carroll, Peter Lorre, John Gielgud, Robert Young
  • Director
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Synopsis
  • After three British agents are assigned to assassinate a mysterious German spy during World War I, two of them become ambivalent when their duty to the mission conflicts with their consciences.
  • Classification
  • Not yet rated
  • Genre
  • Mystery

The Lady Vanishes (1938)

  • Cast
  • Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas
  • Director
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Synopsis
  • On a train headed for England a group of travelers is delayed by an avalanche. Holed up in a hotel in a fictional European country, young Iris (Margaret Lockwood) befriends elderly Miss Froy (Dame May Whitty). When the train resumes, Iris suffers a bout of unconsciousness and wakes to find the old woman has disappeared. The other passengers ominously deny Miss Froy ever existed, so Iris begins to investigate with another traveler (Michael Redgrave) and, as the pair sleuth, romantic sparks fly.
  • Classification
  • Not yet rated
  • Genre
  • Mystery

Young and Innocent (1938)

  • Cast
  • Nova Pilbeam, Derrick De Marney
  • Director
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Synopsis
  • When normal guy Robert Tisdall (Derrick de Marney) discovers the body of actress Christine Clay (Pamela Carme) washed up on shore, he is arrested for her murder. Having no confidence in the barrister assigned to him, Tisdall escapes from the police station and ends up hitching a ride with the police chief's daughter, Erica Burgoyne (Nova Pilbeam). After being spotted together, the two are assumed to be in league and have no choice but to cooperate in order to uncover the real killer.
  • Classification
  • Not yet rated
  • Genre
  • Crime, Thriller

Jamaica Inn (1939)

  • Cast
  • Maureen O'Hara, Robert Newton, Charles Laughton
  • Director
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Synopsis
  • In Cornwall in 1819, a young woman discovers that she's living near a gang of criminals who arrange shipwrecks for profit.
  • Classification
  • Not yet rated
  • Genre
  • Crime, Thriller

Rebecca (1940)

  • Cast
  • Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine
  • Director
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Synopsis
  • Story of a young woman who marries a fascinating widower only to find out that she must live in the shadow of his former wife, Rebecca, who died mysteriously several years earlier. The young wife must come to grips with the terrible secret of her handsome, cold husband, Max De Winter (Laurence Olivier). She must also deal with the jealous, obsessed Mrs. Danvers (Judith Anderson), the housekeeper, who will not accept her as the mistress of the house.
  • Classification
  • Not yet rated
  • Genre
  • Film-Noir, Thriller

Foreign Correspondant (1940)

  • Cast
  • Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, George Sanders, Albert Basserman
  • Director
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Synopsis
  • Crime reporter John Jones (Joel McCrea) is turning in nothing but dull copy. His editor, unhappy with his work, hopes a change of scenery will be the thing Jones needs to get back on track. Re-assigned to Europe as a foreign correspondent, Jones is very much out of his element. When he stumbles on a spy ring, he feels ill-equipped to unravel the truth alone and he seeks help from a beautiful politician's daughter (Laraine Day) and an urbane English journalist (George Sanders).
  • Classification
  • Not yet rated
  • Genre
  • Thriller

Saboteur (1942)

  • Cast
  • Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger
  • Director
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Synopsis
  • Aircraft factory worker Barry Kane goes on the run across the United States when he is wrongly accused of starting a fire that killed his best friend.
  • Classification
  • Not yet rated
  • Genre
  • Film-Noir, Thriller

Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

  • Cast
  • Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey
  • Director
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Synopsis
  • Uncle Charlie (Joseph Cotten) visits his relatives in Santa Rosa. He is a very charming man, but his niece slowly realizes that he is wanted for murder and he soon recognizes her suspicions. Although one of the suspected murderers is killed and the case is considered closed, she still has her suspicions.
  • Classification
  • Not yet rated
  • Genre
  • Drama, Mystery

Spellbound (1945)

  • Cast
  • Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck
  • Director
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Synopsis
  • When Dr. Anthony Edwardes (Gregory Peck) arrives at a Vermont mental hospital to replace the outgoing hospital director, Dr. Constance Peterson (Ingrid Bergman), a psychoanalyst, discovers Edwardes is actually an impostor. The man confesses that the real Dr. Edwardes is dead and fears he may have killed him, but cannot recall anything. Dr. Peterson, however is convinced his impostor is innocent of the man's murder, and joins him on a quest to unravel his amnesia through psychoanalysis.
  • Classification
  • Not yet rated
  • Genre
  • Mystery, Thriller

Notorious (1946)

  • Cast
  • Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern
  • Director
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Synopsis
  • In order to help bring Nazis to justice, U.S. government agent T.R. Devlin (Cary Grant) recruits Alicia Huberman (Ingrid Bergman), the American daughter of a convicted German war criminal, as a spy. As they begin to fall for one another, Alicia is instructed to win the affections of Alexander Sebastian (Claude Rains), a Nazi hiding out in Brazil. When Sebastian becomes serious about his relationship with Alicia, the stakes get higher, and Devlin must watch her slip further undercover.
  • Classification
  • Not yet rated
  • Genre
  • Film-Noir, Thriller

The Paradine Case (1947)

  • Cast
  • Gregory Peck, Ann Todd, Alida Valli, Charles Laughton
  • Director
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Synopsis
  • Attorney Anthony Keane (Gregory Peck) agrees to represent Londonite Mrs. Paradine (Alida Valli), who has been fingered in her husband's murder. From the start, the married lawyer is drawn to the enigmatic beauty, and he begins to cast about for a way to exonerate his client. Keane puts Andre Latour (Louis Jourdan), the Paradine household servant, on the stand, suggesting he is the killer. But Keane soon loses his way in the courtroom, and his half-baked plan sets off a stunning chain of events.
  • Classification
  • Not yet rated
  • Genre
  • Drama, Film-Noir

Rope (1948)

  • Cast
  • James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger, Joan Chandler, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Constance Collier, Douglas Dick, Edith Evanson
  • Director
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Synopsis
  • Just before hosting a dinner party, Philip Morgan (Farley Granger) and Brandon Shaw (John Dall) strangle a mutual friend to death with a piece of rope, purely as a Nietzsche-inspired philosophical exercise. Hiding the body in a chest upon which they then arrange a buffet dinner, the pair welcome their guests, including the victim's oblivious fiancée (Joan Chandler) and the college professor (James Stewart) whose lectures inadvertently inspired the killing.
  • Classification
  • Not yet rated
  • Genre
  • Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

 

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