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  Ivor Novello.
Photograph: courtesy Austrian Film Museum.
 
 
The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog
Also known as The Case of Jonathan Drew in the USA
(1926) British
B&W : Eight reels / 7685 feet
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Cast: Ivor Novello [the lodger], June [Daisy Bunting, a fashion model], Malcolm Keen [Joe, the police detective], Marie Ault [Mrs. Bunting], Arthur Chesney [Mr. Bunting]; Alfred Hitchcock [newspaper editor on telephone], Alma Reville [the second radio listener]

Gainsborough Pictures, Limited, production. / Scenario by Eliot Stannard + [Alfred Hitchcock], from the play adaptation Who is He? and the novel The Lodger by Mrs. Marie Belloc Lowndes. Art direction by C. Wilfred-Arnold and Bertram Evans. Assistant director, Alma Reville. Cinematography by Baron Ventimiglia + [Hal Young]. Intertitles by Ivor Montagu. Intertitles design and artwork by E. McKnight Kauffer. Edited by Ivor Montagu. / Released September 1926. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Hitchcock’s third film.

Drama: Suspense.

Survival status: Prints exist [35mm positive]; and in private film collections [16mm reduction positives].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Crime: Murder - Dancers - Death: Murder - Handcuffs - Law: Enforcement: Police: Detectives, Policemen - Lodgers - Mobs - Notes

Listing updated: 21 August 2011.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Bohn-Light pp. 93, 94, 159, 169; Limbacher-Feature p. 143; Maltin-Guide p. 743; McGhee-Wayne p. 242; Parish-Glamour p. 629; Perry-British pp. 56, 60f, 328, 343; Ryall-Blackmail pp. 9, 25, 26, 31, 40, 44; Shipman-Cinema p. 93; Sinyard-Silent p. 170; Steinbrunner-Encyclopedia pp. 199, 253; Taylor-Hitchcock pp. 68, 70-72, 73-78, 81, 82-83, 85, 89, 97, 98, 99, 100, 102, 103, 126, 242; Wood-Hitchcock pp. 207, 241, 245, 342, 343 : Cinemonkey-18-19 pp. 10, 11, 14, 15, 16.

Home video: DVD.

 
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