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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Ray Milland
Grace Kelly
Robert Cummings
Directors
Alfred Hitchcock
Screenwriters
Frederick Knott
Running Time
105 minutes

Dial M For Murder
Hitch's 3D deathtrap


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Dial M For Murder

Plot
Margot Wendice is framed for murder when she stabs the hitman hired by her cuckolded husband, Tony. However, he hadn't counted on the tenacity of her whodunit-writing lover, Mark Halliday and Chief Inspector Hubbard of Scotland Yard.


Verdict
Despite Hitchcock's own reservations this is definitely worth a look. Interesting to his aficionados and darkly funny and depressing in turns.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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