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1 hr. 24 min.

Plot Summary
In London in 1889, retiree Robert Burton (Cedric Hardwicke) and his wife, Ellen (Sara Allgood), rent a spare room to the mysterious Slade (Laird Cregar) as Jack the Ripper continues to terrorize the city. The Burtons' niece, Kitty (Merle Oberon), is a music hall singer who initially grows fond of the eccentric lodger, but, when the Ripper's body count rises, she and a Scotland Yard inspector (George Sanders) gradually begin to suspect that Slade could be the notorious Whitechapel killer.

Cast: Merle Oberon , George Sanders , Laird Cregar , Cedric Hardwicke , Sara Allgood , Aubrey Mather , Queenie Leonard , Doris Lloyd

Director: John Brahm

Genres: Thriller

The Lodger (1944)

Release Date: January 1st, 1944|1 hr. 24 min.

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  • August 29, 2009 FANDINY
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    exc ellent atmospheric Victorian Era setting. Knockout performance from Laird Cregar as Jack the Ripper. Excellent supporting cast. A classic.

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