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Notorious (15-Aug-1946)

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Writer: Ben Hecht

From short story: The Song of the Dragon by John Taintor Foote

Music by: Roy Webb

Keywords: Drama, Thriller, Espionage, Nazis, Brazil, Film Noir, Uranium

In postwar Brazil, American agent T. R. Devlin convinces the daughter of a German expatriate to spy on her father's Nazi colleagues; he goes so far as asking her to seduce one, Alex Sebastian, which she does out of love for Devlin. Received Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actor and Best Screenplay. Entered 2006 into the National Film Registry.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ingrid Bergman
29-Aug-1915 29-Aug-1982 Murder on the Orient Express
Wally Brown
9-Oct-1904 13-Nov-1961 Zombies on Broadway
Louis Calhern
19-Feb-1895 12-May-1956 Duck Soup
Cary Grant
18-Jan-1904 29-Nov-1986 North by Northwest
Moroni Olsen
27-Jun-1889 22-Nov-1954 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Claude Rains
10-Nov-1889 30-May-1967 The Invisible Man
Ivan Triesault
14-Jul-1898 3-Jan-1980 The Amazing Transparent Man


Cary Grant   ...   Devlin
Ingrid Bergman   ...   Alicia Huberman
Claude Rains   ...   Alexander Sebastian
Louis Calhern   ...   Paul Prescott
Madame Konstantin   ...   Mme. Sebastian
Reinhold Schunzel   ...   Dr. Anderson
Moroni Olsen   ...   Walter Beardsley
Ivan Triesault   ...   Eric Mathis
Alex Minotis   ...   Joseph
Wally Brown   ...   Mr. Hopkins
Sir Charles Mendl   ...   Commodore
Ricardo Costa   ...   Dr. Barbosa
Eberhard Krumschmidt   ...   Hupka
Fay Baker   ...   Ethel


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