Mary (1931 film)

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Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Written by Clemence Dane
Helen de Guerry Simpson
Alma Reville
Herbert Juttke
Georg C. Klaren
Starring Alfred Abel
Olga Tschechowa
Cinematography Jack E. Cox
Distributed by British International Pictures (UK)
Sud-Film (Germany)
Release date
  • 2 March 1931 (1931-03-02)
Running time
78 minutes
Country Weimar Republic
United Kingdom
Language German

Mary (1931) is a UK-German co-production film, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and is the German language version of Hitchcock's Murder! (1930), shot simultaneously on the same sets with German speaking actors. The film is based on the play Enter Sir John by Clemence Dane and Helen Simpson, and stars Alfred Abel and Olga Tschechowa. Miles Mander reprises his role as Gordon Druce from Murder!, though the character's name was changed to Gordon Moore.


Home media[edit]

Mary was long thought to have been lost and was not legally available on any video format until 21 April 2006, when the film was released as a bonus feature on a German DVD release of Murder! Two months later, on 20 June 2006, it was also released on a French DVD of Hitchcock's Jamaica Inn.[1]


  1. ^ "DVD details for Mary". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 16 November 2006. 

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