The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog
The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog is a 1927 British silent film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Marie Ault, Arthur Chesney, June Tripp, Malcolm Keen, and Ivor Novello. Hitchcock's third feature film, it was released on 14 February 1927 in London and on 10 June 1928 in New York City. Based on the 1913 novel The Lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes and the play Who Is He? co-written by Belloc Lowndes, the film is about the hunt for a "Jack the Ripper"-like serial killer in London.
A young blonde woman, her golden hair illuminated, screams. She is the seventh victim of a serial killer known as "The Avenger", who targets young blonde women on Tuesday evenings.
|author||Alfred Hitchcock Eliot Stannard Marie Adelaide Belloc Lowndes|
|director||Alfred Hitchcock Alma Reville|
|genre||crime horror thriller|
|keywords||arrest dying mother even fashion show gather handcuff hide horrify lock lynch mob morning move murder newspaper clipping read room for rent surround turn wait young man|
|producer||C. M. Woolf Carlyle Blackwell Michael Balcon|
|publisher||Woolf & Freedman Film Service|
|theme||serial killer silent|