Netherlands Silent Film Festival

THE LODGER: A STORY OF THE LONDON FOG

Admission fee: € 12,50

Thursday, January 12, 2023

PROGRAMME

Alfred Hitchcock’s THE LODGER: A STORY OF THE LONDON FOG

TIME

20:30 – 22:00

VENUE

Pand P, Grote Zaal Eindhoven

PRICE

€ 12,50

MUSICI

Daan van den Hurk | piano
Frank van der Star | drum

ABOUT

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.

FILMCREDITS

THE LODGER, A STORY OF THE LONDON FOG (1927 UK Alfred Hitchcock) 90 min

Cast: Ivor Novello, June Tripp, Mary Ault, Arthur Chesney

Intertitles: English