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Strangers on a Train (1951) was a Crime - Film Noir Film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and produced by Alfred Hitchcock.

The film was based on the novel of the same name written by Patricia Highsmith published in 1950.

Academy Awards 1951 --- Ceremony Number 24 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best CinematographyRobert BurksNominated
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Classic Films in Focus: STRANGERS ON A TRAIN (1951)

By Jennifer Garlen on May 17, 2016 From Virtual Virago

Strangers on a Train (1951) brought Alfred Hitchcock back to box office success after the lull that followed Notorious (1946), and today it remains a favorite with the auteur's fans. Hitchcock presents a deliciously twisted thriller in this tale of murder and blackmail, with Farley Granger returning... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: STRANGERS ON A TRAIN (1951)

By Jennifer Garlen on May 17, 2016 From Virtual Virago

Strangers on a Train (1951) brought Alfred Hitchcock back to box office success after the lull that followed Notorious (1946), and today it remains a favorite with the auteur's fans. Hitchcock presents a deliciously twisted thriller in this tale of murder and blackmail, with Farley Granger returning... Read full article


Strangers on a Train (1951)

By Beatrice on Jul 20, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Strangers on a Train Directed by Alfred Hitchcock Written by Raymond Chandler, Czenzi Ormonde and Whitfield Cook from a novel by Patricia Highsmith 1951/USA Warner Bros. Repeat viewing/My DVD Collection #244 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die The bravura direction and Robert Walker’... Read full article


Film Noir of the Week: Strangers on a Train

By Amanda Garrett on Jul 16, 2015 From Old Hollywood Films

This week's noir is one of director Alfred Hitchcock's best films. TCM will air Strangers on a Train (1951) starring Farley Granger (left) and Robert Walker at 4:45 p.m. July 17 as part of its film noir festival, Summer of Darkness. A viewer's guide for this classic suspense film is below. Stran... Read full article


Screening of Hitchcock’s “Strangers on a Train” at Daystar Center April 14, 2015

By Stephen Reginald on Apr 12, 2015 From Classic Movie Man

Screening of Hitchcock’s “Strangers on a Train” at Daystar Center April 14, 2015 When: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 6:30 p.m. Where: The Venue 1550 at the Daystar Center, 1550 S. State Street When an amateur tennis star (Farley Granger) meets a rather strange and disturbed man (... Read full article


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Quotes from

[first lines]
Bruno Anthony: I beg your pardon, but aren't you Guy Haines?


Bruno Anthony: I have a theory that you should do everything before you die.


Barbara Morton: Who's the interesting-looking Frenchman with the Darvilles?
Guy Haines: His name's Antony... he's not French.


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Facts about

The character of Bruno was named after Bruno Richard Hauptmann, the convicted kidnapper/killer of the Lindbergh baby.
Raymond Chandler seems to have gone out of his way to behave disagreeably to Alfred Hitchcock. When Hitchcock arrived at Chandler's home for a story meeting, Chandler hollered from his window, "Look at the fat bastard trying to get out of his car!"
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 3, 1951 with Ruth Roman reprising her film role.
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