Netherlands Silent Film Festival
THE LODGER: A STORY OF THE LONDON FOG
Admission fee: € 12,50
Thursday, January 12, 2023
Alfred Hitchcock’s THE LODGER: A STORY OF THE LONDON FOG
20:30 – 22:00
Pand P, Grote Zaal Eindhoven
Daan van den Hurk | piano
Frank van der Star | drum
Based on a novel by Marie Belloc Lowndes, THE LODGER: A STORY OF THE LONDON FOG opens with a screaming young blond woman, murderd by a serial killer, calling himself The Avenger. A mysterious lodger in the Bunting household is making himself more and more suspicious, whilst starting a romance with the daughter. Is this man the wanted murderer?
THE LODGER: A STORY OF THE LONDON FOG is the first film Hitchcock directed himself, strongly influences by German expressionists as Fritz Lang und Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau. The film sets the tone for the later, famous works, Hitchcock would direct in his later career.
THE LODGER, A STORY OF THE LONDON FOG (1927 UK Alfred Hitchcock) 90 min
Cast: Ivor Novello, June Tripp, Mary Ault, Arthur Chesney