Suspicion is a 1941 romantic psychological thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Cary Grant and Joan Fontaine. Also featuring Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Nigel Bruce, Dame May Whitty, Isabel Jeans, Heather Angel, and Leo G. Carroll.
Plot[edit | edit source]
Charming scoundrel Johnnie Aysgarth (Cary Grant) woos wealthy but plain Lina McLaidlaw (Joan Fontaine), who runs away with him despite the warnings of her disapproving father (Cedric Hardwicke). After their marriage, Johnnie's risky financial ventures cause Lina to suspect he's becoming involved in unscrupulous dealings. When his dear friend and business partner, Beaky (Nigel Bruce), dies under suspicious circumstances on a business trip, she fears her husband might kill her for her inheritance.
Cast[edit | edit source]
- Cary Grant as Johnnie Aysgarth
- Joan Fontaine as Lina McLaidlaw Aysgarth
- Nigel Bruce as Gordon Cochrane 'Beaky' Thwaite
- Sir Cedric Hardwicke as General McLaidlaw
- Dame May Whitty as Mrs. Martha McLaidlaw
- Isabel Jeans as Mrs. Helen Newsham
- Heather Angel as Ethel
- Auriol Lee as Isobel Sedbusk
- Reginald Sheffield as Reggie Wetherby
- Leo G. Carroll as Captain George Melbeck
- Billy Bevan as ticket taker in train
- Leonard Carey as Burton
- Clyde Cook as photographer
- Alec Craig as Hogarth Club desk clerk
- Vernon Downing as Benson
- Gavin Gordon as Dr. Bertram Sedbusk
- Lumsden Hare as Inspector Hodgson
- Aubrey Mather as Executor of General Laidlaw's Will
- Constance Worth as Mrs. Fitzpatrick
Alfred Hitchcock made a cameo in his film in approximately 47 minutes into the film, mailing a letter at the village postbox.