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The Trouble with Harry (3-Oct-1955)

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Writer: John Michael Hayes

From novel: The Trouble with Harry by Jack Trevor Story

Music Score by: Bernard Herrmann

Keywords: Mystery, Dark Comedy

Capt. Albert Wiles finds a body while hunting, and believes himself responsible. While hiding the body, Miss Gravely comes across him and believes herself responsible after hitting the deceased, now identified as "Harry" over the head with her shoe. And Jennifer Rogers believes herself responsible, for she struck him with a bottle. Over the dark comedic course of these revelations Harry's cadaver is buried and exhumed several times.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Royal Dano
Actor
16-Nov-1922 15-May-1994 The 7 Faces of Dr. Lao
Mildred Dunnock
Actor
25-Jan-1901 5-Jul-1991 Death of a Salesman
John Forsythe
Actor
29-Jan-1918 1-Apr-2010 Blake Carrington on Dynasty
Edmund Gwenn
Actor
26-Sep-1875 6-Sep-1959 Miracle on 34th Street
Shirley MacLaine
Actor
24-Apr-1934   Terms of Endearment
Jerry Mathers
Actor
2-Jun-1948   Beaver in Leave it to Beaver
Mildred Natwick
Actor
19-Jun-1905 25-Oct-1994 Barefoot in the Park

CAST

Starring
Edmund Gwenn   ...   Capt. Albert Wiles
John Forsythe   ...   Sam Marlowe (artist)
with
Mildred Natwick   ...   Miss Ivy Gravely
Mildred Dunnock   ...   Mrs. Wiggs
Jerry Mathers   ...   Arnie Rogers (finds a corpse)
Royal Dano   ...   Calvin Wiggs (deputy sheriff)
Parker Fennelly   ...   Millionaire
Barry Macollum   ...   Tramp
Dwight Marfield   ...   Dr. Greenbow
and Introducing
Shirley MacLaine   ...   Jennifer Rogers (Arnie's mother)

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