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The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) was a Adventure - Mystery Film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and produced by Alfred Hitchcock and Herbert Coleman.

Academy Awards 1956 --- Ceremony Number 29 (source: AMPAS)

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Best Music - SongMusic and Lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray EvansWon
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The Directors' Chair: The Man Who Knew Too Much

By Theresa Brown on Jul 31, 2020 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

"THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH" ( 1956 ) ~ QUE SERA SERA ?Why would he pick me out to tell?? Why? Because you?re the affable, all-American James Stewart, that?s why. I?ve no real clue why Stewart?s picked, other than he?s a great foil to get pushed around by Hitchcock and international... Read full article


The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Mar 28, 2018 From 4 Star Films

Although Hitchcock did many riffs off the same themes, he very rarely tried to do the same film twice over. The Man Who Knew Too Much might be the one exception and even then if you place these two thrillers from 1934 and 1956 up next to each other, they’re similarities are fairly nominal. The... Read full article


ClassicFlix (Teen Scene): The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

By Virginie Pronovost on Jun 27, 2017 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

From March 2015 to April 2017, I was writing the monthly Teen Scene column for the website ClassicFlix. My objective was to promote classic films among teenagers and young adults. Due to the instauration of a new version of the website, it?s now more difficult to access to the old version and read t... Read full article


The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934)

on Apr 24, 2017 From Journeys in Classic Film

Last year I reviewed the Alfred Hitchcock film The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) starring James Stewart and Doris Day. I wasn’t in love with it, but Day was solid and the sweeping cinematography captivated me. During the recent TCM Classic Film Festival I was able to watch the original installm... Read full article


The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

on Jul 5, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

Following the painstakingly tense Shadow of a Doubt?(1943) with The Man Who Knew Too Much was always a gamble, especially since things?worked together so perfectly in the last film. But the stew Hitchcock crafts for The Man Who Knew Too Much, a remake of his?own 1934 drama, ends up being just that &... Read full article


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Dr. Ben McKenna: Sorry we were gone so long, but we had to pick up Hank!


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Facts about

Alfred Hitchcock: in the Moroccan marketplace in a crowd watching the elevated acrobats with his BACK to the camera, on the extreme left, immediately before the murder. Be *alert* and look QUICKLY (and if possible, have "pause" and "rewind" controls available), as this cameo is very easy to miss - even after repeated viewings - because the eye is naturally drawn to the acrobats.
Doris Day had a fear of flying that stemmed from tours with Bob Hope in the 1940s that resulted in some close calls in impenetrable winter weather. She almost turned down her role in this film because it required travel to London and Marrakesh. Her husband and manager, Martin Melcher talked her into accepting it.
Alfred Hitchcock previously filmed this story as The Man Who Knew Too Much.
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