The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and produced by Michael Balcon and Carlyle Blackwell.
Hitchcock Blogathon #5: The LodgerBy RBuccicone on Jan 17, 2011 From MacGuffin Movies
The Lodger (1926) ???? Hitchcock got his career in films started as soon as the medium?existed in England, it seems. He started as an intertitle designer, did some assisting on pictures and then moved on to directing. The Lodger is if not his best silent film at least the director’s favorite. ... Read full article
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This is the first film directed by Alfred Hitchcock in which he makes one of his trademark cameo appearances.
Ivor Novello reprised his role in the 1932 sound remake of The Phantom Fiend, directed by Maurice Elvey. Hitchcock was asked to serve as director for the remake, but declined. The 1932 film was released in the United States as "The Phantom Fiend."
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