Stage Fright (1950 film)

Stage Fright is a 1950 British crime film directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock starring Jane Wyman, Marlene Dietrich, Michael Wilding and Richard Todd. Others in the cast include Alastair Sim, Sybil Thorndike, Kay Walsh, Hitchcocks daughter Patricia Hitchcock in her movie debut and Joyce Grenfell in a humorous vignette.

Eve Gill Jane Wyman is an aspiring actress at RADA. She is interrupted in rehearsal by her friend and crush, actor Jonathan Cooper Richard Todd, the secret lover of flamboyant stage actresssinger, Charlotte Inwood Marlene Dietrich. Via a flashback he says Charlotte visited him after killing her husband she was wearing a bloodstained dress. Jonathan claims he went back to her house for another dress, but was seen by Charlottes cockney dresser, Nellie Goode Kay Walsh. He escaped the police and needs help.Eve takes him to her fathers house on the coast to hide. Commodore Gill Alastair Sim notices that the blood on Charlottes dress has been smeared on deliberately he and Eve think that Jonathan was framed by Charlotte. Jonathan angrily destroys the dress and thus the most useful piece of evidence. ........

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