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The Man Who Knew Too Much

The Man Who Knew Too Much(1956)

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Brief Synopsis

International spies kidnap a doctor''s son when he stumbles on their assassination plot.

Cast & Crew

James Stewart Dr. Ben McKenna
Doris Day Jo Conway McKenna
Brenda de Banzie Mrs. Lucy Drayton
Bernard Miles Mr. Drayton
Ralph Truman Inspector Buchanan
Daniel Gélin Louis Bernard
Mogens Wieth Ambassador
Alan Mowbray Val Parnell
Hillary Brooke Jan Peterson
Christopher Olsen Hank McKenna
Reggie Nalder Rien, the assassin
Richard Wattis Assistant manager
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info:  New York opening: 16 May 1956; Los Angeles opening: 22 May 1956
Release Date:  1956 Production Date:  [VistaVision Motion Picture High-Fidelity]
AFI Library; KARL*
KARL=UNIV commercial tape
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp., Filwite Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  119-120 Country:  Great Britain and United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • Two Very Different Films

    David H. 2017-07-09

    Although one is generally considered a remake of the other, I think the 1934 and 1956 versions of "The Man Who Knew Too Much" are two very... MORE>

  • The Man Who Knew Too Much

    Laurie Brown 2017-06-18

    This remake of "The Man Who Knew Too Much" was a much more polished version than it's predecessor, very much a Hitchcock film of that era.... MORE>

  • Most Under-rated Hirchcock Movie

    Joe Carlton 2017-05-14

    For various reasons, both the critics and much of the Hitch fan base does not seem to rate this movie much above average. However, for this movie fan who... MORE>