The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog
The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog is a 1927 British silent thriller 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. The film is based on the 1913 novel The Lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes and the play Who Is He? co-written by Belloc Lowndes. Its plot concerns the hunt for a Jack the Ripper-like serial killer in London.
A young blonde woman 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 handcuff hide horrify lock morning move murder newspaper clipping read room for rent surround wait young man|
|producer||C. M. Woolf Carlyle Blackwell Michael Balcon|
|publisher||Woolf & Freedman Film Service|