Strangers on a Train

directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Category: "Suspense"
Year of Release:1951
Date Added:10/28/2010
Date Watched:10/29/2010
Description:Guy Haines (Farley Granger) is a famous tennis player. His wife Miriam is a floozy who is pregnant by another man. Guy is in love with Ann (Ruth Roman), the daughter of a senator. On the train, he meets Bruno Anthony (Robert Walker) who knows from the papers about Guy's situation. He suggests that he (Bruno) kills Miriam while Guy kills Bruno's father so Bruno can inherit. Guy refuses, but Bruno follows Miriam to an amusement park and murders her. He then pushes Guy to murder his father. When Guy refuses, Bruno determines to plant Guy's cigarette lighter by the murder scene. Guy follows him and fights him while the police close in. In a scene on a carousel, Bruno is killed and found with the lighter.
My Rating:7

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Review - Strangers on a Train

Pretty creepy and good for most of it, but the final bit on the carousel was ridiculous. First, the police shoot wildly into a full ride, killing the operator. The carsousel speeds up. When another worker pulls on the brake, the whole thing spins out of control and crashes. Just goofy.
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