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The Wrong Man (1956) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and produced by Alfred Hitchcock and Herbert Coleman.

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Warner Archive: Hitchcock's The Wrong Man (1956) on Blu-ray

By KC on Feb 24, 2016 From Classic Movies

I found a real-life story more terrifying than any fiction...this is it!--Alfred Hitchcock The downbeat, but moving The Wrong Man was Alfred Hitchcock's only film to be based on a true story. It is also perhaps one of his most personal films, focusing more intensely on the director's mistrust of p... Read full article


Blu-ray Review: The Wrong Man

By Devon Powell on Jan 16, 2016 From Hitchcock Master

Distributor: Warner Bros. Release Date: January 26, 2016 Region: Region A Length: 01:45:20 Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: English 2.0 DTS-HD Master Audio Alternate Audio: 2.0 French Dolby Digital 2.0 Spanish (Castellano) Dolby Digital 2.0 Spanish (Latino) Dolby Digital Subtitles: English?SD... Read full article


Alfred Hitchcock's "The Wrong Man" screens at Daystar Center September 15, 2015

By Stephen Reginald on Aug 25, 2015 From Classic Movie Man

Alfred Hitchcock's "The Wrong Man" screens at Daystar Center September 15, 2015 When: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 6:30 p.m. Where: The Venue 1550 at the Daystar Center, 1550 S. State Street In 1956, Director Alfred Hitchcock put suspense aside and crafted The Wrong Man based on real-life event... Read full article


The Wrong Man (1956) – Alfred Hitchcock

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 28, 2013 From 4 Star Films

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Henry Fonda and Vera Miles, this film, based on a true story, is about an innocent man who is falsely accused of armed robbery. Manny is an unassuming musician who lives with his family in New York and barely scrapes by paying the bills. Unfortunately he clo... Read full article


The Wrong Man (1956).

By Dawn on Nov 20, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

The Wrong Man (1956). Alfred Hitchcock film which stars Henry Fonda and Vera Miles. The film is based on a true story of an innocent man charged for a crime he did not commit. The story was based on the book The True Story of Christopher Emmanuel Balestrero by Maxwell Anderson and the article "A Cas... Read full article


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Prologue narrator: This is Alfred Hitchcock speaking. In the past, I have given you many kinds of suspense pictures. But this time, I would like you to see a different one. The difference lies in the fact that this is a true story, every word of it. And yet it contains elements that are stranger than all the fiction that has gone into many of the thrillers that I've made before.


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Alfred Hitchcock filmed one of his usual cameos, standing in a restaurant as Manny sits, but decided on using a narrated prologue instead.
The Victor Moore Arcade was torn down in the late 1990s as part of a project to build a new transport hub.
According to the book "It's Only a Movie", Alfred Hitchcock asked John Michael Hayes to work on the treatment and screenplay of this film for no salary but for a percentage of the profits. Hayes declined, and their four-picture relationship ended.
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