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The Man Who Knew Too Much (1-Jun-1956)

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Writers: Charles Bennett; John Michael Hayes; D. B. Wyndham-Lewis

Music: Bernard Herrmann

Keywords: Thriller, Morocco, Murder Witness, Kidnapping, Assassination

The McKenna's vacation in Morocco becomes a nightmare when a Frenchman is killed in the restaurant in which they are dining, the dying man using his last breaths to whisper details of an assassination plot to McKenna. Conspirators kidnap the McKenna's son to ensure their silence. Paramount remake of the British The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934), also by Hitchcock. Won Oscar for Best Original Song, "Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera)", which became Doris Day's signature song.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Hillary Brooke
8-Sep-1914 25-May-1999 The Woman in Green
Doris Day
3-Apr-1922 13-May-2019 The Man Who Knew Too Much
Daniel Gélin
19-May-1921 29-Nov-2002 Rendezvous in July
Carolyn Jones
28-Apr-1929 3-Aug-1983 Morticia on The Addams Family
Bernard Miles
27-Sep-1907 14-Jun-1991 Founder of the Mermaid Theatre, London
Alan Mowbray
18-Aug-1896 25-Mar-1969 Founding member, Screen Actors Guild
Jimmy Stewart
20-May-1908 2-Jul-1997 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Ralph Truman
7-May-1900 15-Oct-1977 Quo Vadis
Richard Wattis
25-Feb-1912 1-Feb-1975 English comic actor


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