A spoilt rich girl leads a life of luxury on the profits from her father’s champagne business. To bring her back down to earth he tells her that all the money has been lost so she goes to seek her fortune. —IMDb
Alfred Hitchcock has been the most well-known director to the general public since the 1940s – and he remains so in the 21st century, more than 25 years after his death. His name evokes instant expectations on the part of audiences around the world: of a memorable night of movie-watching highlighted by at least two or three great chills (and a few more good ones), some striking black comedy, and an eccentric characterization or two in virtually every one of the director’s movies across a half-century – and usually laced with a comical cameo appearance by the director himself.
Alfred Joseph Hitchcock was born into a devoutly Catholic family in London, and his religious upbringing – with its attendant issues of guilt – would have a powerful influence on the psychological underpinnings of his later work. He was trained at a technical school, and initially gravitated to movies through art courses and advertising. He studied the work of other filmmakers, most notably the German expressionists… read more
Some parts reminded me of early Lubitsch comedies, but for the most part this was a dull and unfunny movie. Hitch keeps things lively, brings out energetic performances from the lead, and employs many sight gags, but when put together this did not work. I can't put my finger on what went wrong..., maybe its just me.