Strangers on a Train

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Hitchcock Week

One of Hitchcock’s finest, a masterpiece of suspense. When tennis pro Guy Haines idly makes conversation with a stranger about ‘swapping murders’ to get rid of the inconvenient people in their lives he thinks nothing of it. Until his wife turns up dead…

Given a good basis for a thriller in the Patricia Highsmith novel and a first-rate script, Hitchcock embroiders the plot into a gripping, palm-sweating piece of suspense.

Variety

BBFC rating
PG
Year
1951
Running time
99 mins
Country
USA
Format
35mm
Other features
BW
Director
Alfred Hitchcock
Cast
Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman

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