Number Seventeen (Special Edition) aka Number 17

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Release Year: 1932
Running Time: 63
Color Type: B&W
Country: U.S.
Language: English
     

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Cast
Leon M. Lion
Anne Grey
John Stuart
Donald Calthrop
Barry Jones
Ann Casson

Crew
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

From the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, comes Number Seventeen, a gem of a comedy-thriller from the legendary director’s early years in the British film industry. In an empty London house, a hobo named Ben (Leon M. Lion) looks for shelter—but instead finds a corpse. When a detective (John Stuart) shows up, he questions Ben, but is interrupted when a girl (Ann Casson) falls through the roof. Her father has vanished, and she’s received an inscrutable telegram that mentions both the house and a missing necklace. Soon more suspicious characters turn up, all looking for the necklace, and none of them who they claim to be. With its exhilarating climactic chase sequence and masterful mix of suspense, scares and humor, Number Seventeen is pure, classic Hitchcock!