Starring Herbert Marshall, Norah Baring, Phyllis Konstam, Edward Chapman, Miles Mander and Esme Percy, "Murder!" (also known as "Mord - Sir John greift ein!", "Omicidio!") is a Mystery/Thriller/Drama film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and written by Alma Reville (scenario) and Alfred Hitchcock (adaptation), released on November 24 of 1930 in the USA.
Who is the director of "Murder!":
Murder! was directed by Alfred Hitchcock, an English director, actor, producer, and writer.
Before Murder!, Alfred Hitchcock had directed Elstree Calling, released in 1930, The Manxman (1929), Blackmail (1929), Champagne (1928), Easy Virtue (1928), and The Farmer's Wife (1928). Since, he directed Mary, released in 1931, Rich and Strange (1931), Number Seventeen (1932), Waltzes from Vienna (1934), The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934), and The 39 Steps (1935).
When was "Murder!" released:
Murder! was first released in the United States on Monday, November 24, 1930.. This was eighty-nine (89) years ago.
It has been released on Thursday, July 31, 1930 in the United Kingdom; Saturday, November 23, 1985 in Germany; Thursday, November 26, 1981 in Spain and on Saturday, January 15, 1994 in Japan.
Who is at the casting of "Murder!":
At the casting of Murder! we find Herbert Marshall, previously seen in The Letter (1929); Norah Baring (At the Villa Rose (1930), A Cottage on Dartmoor (1929)); Phyllis Konstam (Blackmail (1929), Champagne (1928)) [ more... ]
- Hannah Jones and Phyllis Konstam, Donald Calthrop also appeared in Blackmail, released in 1929.
What is the Storyline of "Murder!":
Diana Baring, an actress in a traveling theatre troupe, is found standing over the body of a murdered colleague, and has no memory of what happened. The women were known to have been enemies, and the police arrest Diana. At her trial the jury decides that she is either guilty or has schizophrenia and should be hanged lest she strike again. One juror, Sir John Menier, a celebrated actor-manager, is not convinced and, using skills he has learned from the theatre, investigates the circumstances of the case. [...]
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