The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

Man Who Knew Too Much
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 59mins.
Genres Adaptation, Thriller, Remake
Keywords suspenseful
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Elsa Palmer Actor Woman Cook 1 1000059
Leslie Newport Actor Inspector of Albert Hall 1 1000058
Janet Macfarlane Actor Lady in Audience 1 1000057
Enid Lindsey Actor Lady Clarke 1 1000056
Arthur Ridley Actor Ticket Collector 1 1000060
Alma Taylor Actor Box Office Woman 1 1000061
Richard Wordsworth Actor Ambrose Chappell Jr. 1 1000064
Peter Williams Actor Police Sergeant 1 1000063
Guy Verney Actor Footman 1 1000062
Lloyd Lamble Actor General Manager of Albert Hall 1 1000055
Barry Keegan Actor Patterson 1 1000054
Barbara Burke Actor Girl Friend of the Assassin 1 1000048
Clifford Buckton Actor Sir Kenneth Clarke 1 1000047
Nadia Buckingham Actor Lady in the Audience 1 1000046
Janet Bruce Actor Box Office Woman 1 1000045
Pauline Farr Actor Ambassador's Wife 1 1000049
Harry Fine Actor Edington 1 1000050
Harold Kasket Actor Butler 1 1000053
George Howe Actor Amrose Chappell Sr. 1 1000052
Wolf Priess Actor Aide to Foreign Prime Minister 1 1000051
Alfred Hitchcock Director n/a 2 2000001
Alfred Hitchcock Producer n/a 3 3000001
Sam Comer Set Decorator n/a 165 9000001
Ray Evans Song ("Whatever Will Be") 120859 8000005
Jay Livingston Song songs("Whatever Will Be" "We'll Love Again") 120859 8000004
Arthur Benjamin Music ("Storm Cloud Cantata") 120781 8000003
Arthur Krams Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
Hal Pereira Art Director art direction 183 9000003
John P Fulton Special Effects n/a 168 23000001
Edith Head Costume Designer costume design 169 13000001
Henry Bumstead Art Director art direction 183 9000004
Bernard Herrmann Music n/a 120781 8000002
D B Wyndham-Lewis Music ("Storm Cloud Cantata") 120781 8000001
Angus MacPhail Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
John Michael Hayes Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Herbert Coleman Associate Producer n/a 171 3000002
Charles Bennett From Story n/a 120870 4000003
D B Wyndham-Lewis From Story n/a 120870 4000004
George Tomasini Editor n/a 172 7000001
Robert Burks Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Howard Joslin Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Alexia Bobrinsky Actor Foreign Prime Minister 1 1000044
John Barrard Actor Workman in Taxidermist Shop 1 1000043
Yves Brainville Actor Police Inspector 1 1000016
Carolyn Jones Actor Cindy Fontaine 1 1000015
Alix Talton Actor Helen Parnell 1 1000014
Noel Willman Actor Woburn 1 1000013
Leo Gordon Actor Chauffeur 1 1000017
Abdelhaq Chraibi Actor Arab 1 1000018
Patrick Aherne Actor English Handyman 1 1000021
Betty Bascomb Actor Edna 1 1000020
Lou Krugman Actor Arab 1 1000019
Richard Wattis Actor Assistant Manager 1 1000012
Reggie Nalder Actor Rien--the Assassin 1 1000011
Ralph Truman Actor Buchanan 1 1000005
Bernard Miles Actor Mr Drayton 1 1000004
Brenda de Banzie Actor Mrs Drayton 1 1000003
Doris Day Actor Jo McKenna 1 1000002
Daniel Gelin Actor Louis Bernard 1 1000006
Mogens Wieth Actor Ambassador 1 1000007
Christopher Olsen Actor Hank McKenna 1 1000010
Hillary Brooke Actor Jan Peterson 1 1000009
Alan Mowbray Actor Val Parnell 1 1000008
Louis Mercier Actor French Policeman 1 1000022
Anthony Warde Actor French Policeman 1 1000023
Allen Zeidman Actor Assistant Manager 1 1000037
Alex Frazer Actor Man 1 1000036
Mahin S Shahrivar Actor Arab Woman 1 1000035
Patrick Whyte Actor Special Branch Officer 1 1000034
Milton Frome Actor Guard 1 1000038
Walter Gotell Actor Guard 1 1000039
Mayne Lynton Actor Workman in Taxidermist Shop 1 1000042
Liddel Peddieson Actor Workman in Taxidermist Shop 1 1000041
Frank Atkinson Actor Workman in Taxidermist Shop 1 1000040
Donald Lawton Actor Desk Clerk 1 1000033
Edward Manouk Actor French Waiter 1 1000032
John O'Malley Actor Uniformed Attendant 1 1000026
Gladys Holland Actor Bernard's Girlfriend 1 1000025
Lewis Martin Actor Detective 1 1000024
Peter Camlin Actor Head Waiter 1 1000027
Albert Carrier Actor French Policeman 1 1000028
Eric Snowden Actor Special Branch Officer 1 1000031
John Marshall Actor Butler 1 1000030
Ralph Heff Actor Henchman 1 1000029
James Stewart Actor Dr Ben McKenna 1 1000001
Synopsis
Dr. Ben McKenna, his wife Jo and their son Hank are on a touring holiday of Africa when they meet the mysterious Louis Bernard on a bus. The next day Bernard is murdered in the local marketplace, but before he dies he manages to reveal details of an assassination about to take place in London. Fearing that their plot will be revealed, the assassins kidnap Hank in order to keep the McKenna's silent. Ben and Jo go to London and take matters into their own hands.