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The Lady Vanishes

8 Ratings: 3.9
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Synopsis: The master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, weaves a knotty yarn of intrigue in this early outing. Young, beautiful, and spoiled Iris Henderson (Margaret Lockwood) is wrapping up a ski vacation... The master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, weaves … see full wiki

Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure
Release Date: November 1, 1938
MPAA Rating: Unrated
3 reviews about The Lady Vanishes
review by . August 30, 2010
Train ride
The Lady Vanishes was the last thriller that Alfred Hitchcock made in England. Released in 1938, to modern eyes it contains many amusing elements, some intentional and some a result of the passage of time. Nevertheless, this film holds up today, in part because of subtle British wit that Hitchcock injected into many of the scenes. The plot is improbable, but that never bothered this director. Iris, a beautiful heiress, is befriended by an aging English governess, Miss Froy, both awaiting a train …
Quick Tip by . June 13, 2010
Probably the best of his early work before he came to Hollywood. Highly enjoyable. And watch for the 'cricket twits' They are hilarious.
review by . August 15, 2009
DVD
   Spunky Iris Henderson (Margaret Lockwood) boards a train in Eastern Europe on her way to be married in England. Aboard are a colorful assortment of characters including two cricket-obsessed eccentrics, a suspicious couple having an illicit affair, and a rather scary magician. One bright note is an elderly governess, Miss Froy (Dame May Whitty) whom Iris befriends. As the trip gets underway, the old lady promptly disappears and no one seems to have seen her except Iris, who did suffer …
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