Blackmail (1929)

Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

Cast: Anny Ondra, Sara Allgood, Charles Paton, John Longden

Alice White is the daughter of a shopkeeper in 1920s London. Her boyfriend, Frank Webber is a Scotland Yard detective who seems more interested in police work than in her. Frank takes Alice out one night, but she has secretly arranged to meet another man. Later that night, Alice agrees to go back to his flat to see his studio. The man has other ideas, and as he tries to rape Alice, she defends herself and kills him with a bread knife. When the body is discovered, Frank is assigned to the case, he quickly determines that Alice is the killer, but so has someone else, and blackmail is threatened.

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  • 06 Oct 1929 Released:
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  • Charles Bennett (from the play by), Alfred Hitchcock (adapted by), Benn W. Levy (dialogue) Writer:
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