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Hitchcock: Suspicion

on BBC One London

The second of four films for the festive season from the master of suspense, tonight starring Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine

Sensitive society girl Lina McLaidlaw marries popular man-about-town Johnnie Aysgarth. At first they are happy but, when she discovers he is an embezzler and perhaps a murderer, she begins to fear for her own life. This was the first film that Grant made with Hitchcock and it provided him with one of his finest roles. Equally memorable is Joan Fontaine, who won an Academy Award for her performance as Lina.
(The next Hitchcock film is "Under Capricorn" tomorrow at 2.10pm on BBC2)
Films: page 27
(Ceefax subtitles)

Contributors

Screenplay:
Samson Raphaelson
Screenplay:
Joan Harrison
Screenplay:
Alma Reville
Based on the book "Before the Fact" by:
Frances Iles
Producer:
Harry Edington
Director:
Alfred Hitchcock
Johnnie Aysgarth:
Cary Grant
Lina:
Joan Fontaine
General McLaidlaw:
Cedric Hardwicke
Beaky:
Nigel Bruce
Mrs McLaidlaw:
Dame May Whitty
Mrs Newsham:
Isabel Jeans

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