The Lodger (1944) was a Crime - Horror Film directed by John Brahm and produced by Robert Bassler.
Mere Oberon, George Sanders, and Laird Cregar in "The Lodger"By Stephen Reginald on May 23, 2022 From Classic Movie Man
Mere Oberon, George Sanders, and Laird Cregar in "The Lodger" The Lodger (1944) is an American horror-suspense film directed by John Brahm and starring Merle Oberon, George Sanders, and Laird Cregar. The film is based on Jack the Ripper and is a remake of Alfred Hitchcock's silent version, The ... Read full article
The Lodger (1944)By 4 Star Film Fan on Mar 12, 2019 From 4 Star Films
“Love is very close to hate. Did you know that?” – Laird Cregar as Mr. Slade Some perceptive viewers might well know that The Lodger is based off a novel by Marie Belloc Lowndes and it garnered a fairly high profile silent adaptation?by Alfred Hitchcock followed by a sound version ... Read full article
The Lodger (1944, John Brahm)By Andrew Wickliffe on Sep 7, 2018 From The Stop Button
The Lodger begins four murders into the Jack the Ripper killings (the film actually goes over the historical number but also makes some rather liberal changes to the history). Just after a murder occurs, which seems a rather unfortunate event since the victim passes a number of police officers and e... Read full article
The Lodger: A Tale of the London Fog (1927)By 4 Star Film Fan on Mar 12, 2018 From 4 Star Films
What’s striking about Alfred Hitchcock is the sheer breadth of his work and how his career managed to take him in so many directions as he continued to evolve and experiment with his craft from silent pictures, to talkies, then Hollywood, and all the way into the modern blockbuster age. And ye... Read full article
Blu-ray Review: The Lodger ? The Criterion CollectionBy Devon Powell on Jul 2, 2017 From Hitchcock Master
Spine #885 Distributor: Criterion Collection (USA) Release Date: June 27, 2017 Region: Region A Length: The Lodger ? 01:30:24 Downhill ? 01:50:59 Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: The Lodger ? 2.0 Linear PCM Audio (48 kHz, 2304 kbps, 24-bit) Downhill ? 2.0 Dolby Digital Audio (48 kHz, 192 kb... Read full article
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Kitty Langley: He said deep water was restful and full of peace. The river drew him even in the end.
Inspector John Warwick: A river sweeps a city clean.
Kitty Langley: Carries things out to sea. And they sink in deep water.
Ellen Bonting: If it was him, I'm glad.
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George Sanders also played Inspector Warwick in the 1932 British version, but was uncredited.
Merle Oberon fell in love with the film's cinematographer, Lucien Ballard, and they married the following year. Because of facial scars Oberon sustained in a car accident, Ballard developed a unique light for her that washed out any signs of her blemishes. The device is known to this day as the Obie (not to be confused with the Off-Broadway award).
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