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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

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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  • three stars for Day and Stewart fans

    Robert Mann 2017-02-16

    In my opinion, especially for Stewart and Day fans, this movie is at least three stars. Yes, flat in some places, but in this era of bombast and... MORE>

  • The Man Who Knew Too Much

    Michael Whitty 2016-11-07

    Hitchcock's adventure from Africa to London of an American couple- James Stewart and Doris Day- who have their son kidnapped and they have to go find... MORE>

  • The Woman Who Sang Too Much

    Mr. Blandings 2014-10-23

    A Hitchcock musical? If any actor could be miscast in a Hitchcock film it's Doris flippin' Day. She and Stewart are the "ugly American... MORE>