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The Wrong Man

The Wrong Man(1957)

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  • narrating the film's prologue. The only time he actually spoke in any of his films.
  • Although based on a true story, Hitchcock deliberately left out some of the information that pointed to Manny's innocence to heighten the tension.
  • The "right" man (the real culprit) can be seen several times during the film: outside the Stork Club, in the Victor Moore arcade and near one of the liquor stores where the police take Manny.
  • Hitchcock filmed one of his usual cameos, standing in a restaurant as Manny sits, but decided on using a narrated prologue instead.
  • The Victor Moore Arcade was torn down in the late 1990s as part of a project to build a new transport hub.


  • Holz (2007-12-19)

    Source: not available

    When Manny (Henry Fonda) is taken to prison was filmed in a real he is led to his cell, you can hear one of the inmates shout, "What'd they get ya for, Henry?" and several of the other prisoners laughing.

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