Overall Rank: 2570
Average Rating: 2.9/4
# of Ratings: 44
Theatrical Release Date: 04/24/1942
Genre: Adventure, Mystery
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Actors: Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger, Alan Baxter, Clem Bevans, Norman Lloyd
Plot: A factory worker (Robert Cummings) is blamed for an act of sabotage at an airplane factory. The fugitive then attempts to track down the man who framed him, uncovering a wealthy network of domestic terrorists along the way.
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sapien - wrote on 11/24/2011
The whole movie was superb..., except the ending. The ending was sort of a let-down. Otherwise, I would've rated it higher. But, it's still well worth the watch.
mitchellyoung - wrote on 08/24/2011
Though Hitchcock would show more polish later in his career, this case of mistaken identity film is slickly directed and contains the right blend of mystery and suspense to remain a nonstop thrill-ride.
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SmokeScreener - wrote on 06/03/2009
I finally had a chance to see this Alfred Hitchcock film. I was amazed with how timely this film is given our current political climate. The film involves a case of domestic terrorism, and an honorable citizen who is assumed to be guilty with little due process. The framed man is forced to flee, becoming a fugitive until he can track down the real terrorist and prove hos own innoocence.
The film is filled with touches that make every Hitchcock film unique. In this case, our hero hides out in a circus caravan... with the performers of the side show, such as the bearded lady and a pair of siamese twins. There is also the famous climax high atop the Statue of Liberty.
Years later, Hitchcock would make a similar film, "North by Northwest", in which we have another case of …
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