Strangers on a Train (1951)
Director: Alfred Hitchcock Run Time: 101 min. Rating: PG Release Year: 1951
Starring: Farley Granger, Howard St. John, John Brown, Jonathan Hale, Kasey Rogers, Leo G. Carroll, Marion Lorne, Norma Varden, Patricia Hitchcock, Robert Walker
About the film:
Academy Award-nominated for Best Cinematography.
A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder…a theory that he plans to implement.
Adapted for screen by Whitfield Cook based on the debut novel from author Patricia Highsmith, whose other psychological thrillers have been adapted more recently by writer-director Anthony Minghella with The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) and writer Phyllis Nagy and director Todd Haynes with Carol (2015).Hitchcocktober 2020