The Lodger

The Lodger

Alfred Hitchcock
 Cast: Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock
, Ivor Novello
Ivor Novello
, Marie Ault
Marie Ault
, Arthur Chesney
Arthur Chesney


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While the silent The Lodger was not director Alfred Hitchcock's first film, it was the first to truly deserve the designation "A Hitchcock Picture." British matinee idol Ivor Novello plays Jonathan Drew, a quiet, secretive young man who rents a room in a London boarding house. Drew's arrival coincides with the reign of Terror orchestrated by Jack the Ripper. As the film progresses, circumstantial evidence begins to mount, pointing to Drew as the selfsame Ripper. In addition to Novello's 1932 remake, The Lodger was remade in 1944 with Laird Cregar, then again in 1953 as Man in the Attic, with Jack Palance as Jonathan Drew.

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Release Date: 02/18/2012
UPC: 0661799467704
Original Release: 1927
Source: Desert Island Films
Time: 1:14:00
Sales rank: 35,595

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