Mary (1931 film)
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1931 German Film-Kurier magazine cover
|Directed by||Alfred Hitchcock|
|Written by||Clemence Dane|
Helen de Guerry Simpson
Georg C. Klaren
|Cinematography||Jack E. Cox|
|Distributed by||British International Pictures (UK)|
Mary (1931) is a UK-German co-production film, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and is the German language version of Hitchcock's Murder! (1930), shot simultaneously on the same sets with German speaking actors. The film is based on the book Enter Sir John by Clemence Dane and Helen Simpson, and stars Alfred Abel and Olga Tschechowa. Miles Mander reprises his role as Gordon Druce from Murder!, though the character's name was changed to Gordon Moore.
- Alfred Abel as Sir John Menier
- Olga Tschechowa as Mary Baring
- Paul Graetz as Bobby Brown
- Lotte Stein as Bebe Brown
- Hermine Sterler as Miss Miller
- Ekkehard Arendt as Handel Fane
- Miles Mander as Gordon Moore
- John Mylong as John Stuart
Copyright and home video status
Mary, like all of Hitchcock's other British films, is copyrighted worldwide but has been heavily bootlegged on home video. Despite this, various licensed, restored releases have appeared on DVD, Blu-ray and video on demand services from Optimum in the UK, Lionsgate and Kino Lorber in the US, and others.
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