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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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
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)By Beatrice on Apr 14, 2016 From Flickers in Time
The Man Who Knew Too Much Directed by Alfred Hitchcock Written by John Michael Hayes; story by Charles Bennett and D.B. Wyndham-Lewis 1956/USA Paramount Pictures/Filwite Productions Repeat viewing/Netflix rental #328 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die I like this middle-range Hitchcock m... Read full article
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The crucial concert piece for the Albert Hall sequence was the same piece composed by Arthur Benjamin specifically for the original 1934 version of the film. Alfred Hitchcock offered Bernard Herrmann the opportunity to compose a new work for the scene, but Herrmann chose not to, citing an appreciation of the original cantata.
Alfred Hitchcock told 'Francois Truffaut' that his 1934 version was "the work of a talented amateur and the second was made by a professional". Nevertheless, Hitchcock preferred the earlier version, largely because it wasn't so polished.
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