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  • The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
  • PG
    120 min | Drama, Thriller
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
PG
120 min | Drama, Thriller

An American doctor and his wife, a former singing star, witness a murder while vacationing in Morocco, and are drawn into a twisting plot of international intrigue when their young son is kidnapped.
Director
Writers
John Michael Hayes (screenplay) | Charles Bennett (based on a story by) | D.B. Wyndham-Lewis (based on a story by)
Composer
Bernard Herrmann (music scored by)
Cinematographer
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Release date
Jun 1, 1956 (United States)

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98 cast members
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James Stewart
Dr. Benjamin McKenna Dr. Benjamin McKenna   See fewer
Doris Day
Josephine Conway McKenna Josephine Conway McKenna   See fewer
Brenda de Banzie
Lucy Drayton Lucy Drayton   See fewer
Bernard Miles
Edward Drayton Edward Drayton   See fewer
Ralph Truman
Inspector Buchanan, Special Branch Inspector Buchanan, Special Branch   See fewer
Daniel Gélin
Louis Bernard Louis Bernard   See fewer
Mogens Wieth
Ambassador Ambassador   See fewer
Alan Mowbray
Val Parnell Val Parnell   See fewer
Hillary Brooke
Jan Peterson Jan Peterson   See fewer
Christopher Olsen
Hank McKenna Hank McKenna   See fewer
Reggie Nalder
French Marksman French Marksman   See fewer
Richard Wattis
Albert Hall Assistant Manager Albert Hall Assistant Manager   See fewer
Noel Willman
Woburn, Special Branch Woburn, Special Branch   See fewer
Alix Talton
Helen Parnell Helen Parnell   See fewer
Yves Brainville
French Police Inspector French Police Inspector   See fewer
Carolyn Jones
Cindy Fontaine Cindy Fontaine   See fewer
London Symphony Orchestra
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
Bernard Herrmann
Conductor Conductor   See fewer
Covent Garden Chorus
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
Barbara Howitt
Self - Soloist Self - Soloist   See fewer
Patrick Aherne
Handyman (uncredited) Handyman (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Albertson
Taxidermist (uncredited) Taxidermist (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Atkinson
Edgar, a Taxidermist (uncredited) Edgar, a Taxidermist (uncredited)   See fewer
Walter Bacon
Church Member (uncredited) Church Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Baker
Royal Albert Hall Attendee (uncredited) Royal Albert Hall Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
John Barrard
Taxidermist Holding the Panther (uncredited) Taxidermist Holding the Panther (uncredited)   See fewer
Betty Baskcomb
Edna, the Church Organist (uncredited) Edna, the Church Organist (uncredited)   See fewer
Hyma Beckley
Albert Hall Audience (uncredited) Albert Hall Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Beradi
Embassy Guest (uncredited) Embassy Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Eumenio Blanco
Arab (uncredited) Arab (uncredited)   See fewer
Arline Bletcher
Church Member (uncredited) Church Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Alexis Bobrinskoy
Foreign Prime Minister (uncredited) Foreign Prime Minister (uncredited)   See fewer
Lovyss Bradley
Church Member (uncredited) Church Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Janet Bruce
Woman in Box Office Queue (uncredited) Woman in Box Office Queue (uncredited)   See fewer
Naida Buckingham
Albert Hall Audience (uncredited) Albert Hall Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
Clifford Buckton
Sir Kenneth Clarke (uncredited) Sir Kenneth Clarke (uncredited)   See fewer
Barbara Burke
Miss Benson, the Marksman's Escort (uncredited) Miss Benson, the Marksman's Escort (uncredited)   See fewer
Nora Bush
Church Member (uncredited) Church Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Peter Camlin
Marrakesh Waiter (uncredited) Marrakesh Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
Albert Carrier
French Policeman (uncredited) French Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
Jimmy Charters
Albert Hall Audience (uncredited) Albert Hall Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
Abdelhaq Chraibi
Muslim Husband on the Bus (uncredited) Muslim Husband on the Bus (uncredited)   See fewer
Oliver Cross
Royal Albert Hall Attendee (uncredited) Royal Albert Hall Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
Harry Fine
Edington, CID Inspector (uncredited) Edington, CID Inspector (uncredited)   See fewer
Alex Frazer
Man in Box Office Lobby (uncredited) Man in Box Office Lobby (uncredited)   See fewer
Wolf Frees
Aide to Prime Minister (uncredited) Aide to Prime Minister (uncredited)   See fewer
Milton Frome
Embassy Back Entrance Guard (uncredited) Embassy Back Entrance Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
Leo Gordon
Drayton's Chauffeur (uncredited) Drayton's Chauffeur (uncredited)   See fewer
Walter Gotell
Matthews , Scotland Yard Patrol Car (uncredited) Matthews , Scotland Yard Patrol Car (uncredited)   See fewer
Victor Harrington
Embassy Guest (uncredited) Embassy Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Sam Harris
Royal Albert Hall Attendee (uncredited) Royal Albert Hall Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
George Hilsdon
Photographer at the Airport (uncredited) Photographer at the Airport (uncredited)   See fewer
Alfred Hitchcock
Man in Marrakesh Marketplace (uncredited) Man in Marrakesh Marketplace (uncredited)   See fewer
Gladys Holland
Bernard's Date at Restaurant (uncredited) Bernard's Date at Restaurant (uncredited)   See fewer
Jimmie Horan
Royal Albert Hall Attendee (uncredited) Royal Albert Hall Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
George Howe
Ambrose Chappell Sr. (uncredited) Ambrose Chappell Sr. (uncredited)   See fewer
Allen Jaffe
Arab (uncredited) Arab (uncredited)   See fewer
Philip Johns
Embassy Chef (uncredited) Embassy Chef (uncredited)   See fewer
Barbara Jones
Lady On The Bus (uncredited) Lady On The Bus (uncredited)   See fewer
Harold Kasket
Stavis, Embassy Butler (uncredited) Stavis, Embassy Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
Barry Keegan
Patterson, Scotland Yard Car Patrol Officer (uncredited) Patterson, Scotland Yard Car Patrol Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Lou Krugman
Marrakesh Headwaiter (uncredited) Marrakesh Headwaiter (uncredited)   See fewer
Anne Kunde
Church Member (uncredited) Church Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Lloyd Lamble
General Manager of Albert Hall (uncredited) General Manager of Albert Hall (uncredited)   See fewer
Anthony Lang
Singer in Choir (uncredited) Singer in Choir (uncredited)   See fewer
Donald Lawton
Desk Clerk (uncredited) Desk Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
Marion Lessing
Church Member (uncredited) Church Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Carl M. Leviness
Royal Albert Hall Attendee (uncredited) Royal Albert Hall Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
Enid Lindsey
Lady Clarke (uncredited) Lady Clarke (uncredited)   See fewer
Mayne Lynton
Grey Haired Taxidermist (uncredited) Grey Haired Taxidermist (uncredited)   See fewer
Janet Macfarlane
Albert Hall Audience (uncredited) Albert Hall Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
Edward Manouk
Marrakesh Waiter (uncredited) Marrakesh Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard Marner
Aide to Prime Minister (uncredited) Aide to Prime Minister (uncredited)   See fewer
John Marshall
Embassy Butler (uncredited) Embassy Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
Lewis Martin
Scotland Yard Detective in Patrol Car (uncredited) Scotland Yard Detective in Patrol Car (uncredited)   See fewer
Louis Mercier
French Policeman at Market Place #1 (uncredited) French Policeman at Market Place #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
Lee Miller
Royal Albert Hall Attendee (uncredited) Royal Albert Hall Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
Lola Morice
Singer in Choir (uncredited) Singer in Choir (uncredited)   See fewer
Ralph Neff
Drayton's Henchman (uncredited) Drayton's Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
Leslie Newport
Inspector at Albert Hall (uncredited) Inspector at Albert Hall (uncredited)   See fewer
John O'Malley
Hotel Doorman (uncredited) Hotel Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
Elsa Palmer
Embassy Cook (uncredited) Embassy Cook (uncredited)   See fewer
Liddell Peddieson
Taxidermist with a Cap (uncredited) Taxidermist with a Cap (uncredited)   See fewer
Pauline Pfarr
Ambassador's Wife (uncredited) Ambassador's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
Jean Ransome
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Arthur Ridley
Albert Hall Ticket Collector (uncredited) Albert Hall Ticket Collector (uncredited)   See fewer
Lucile Sewall
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Mahin S. Shahrivar
Muslim Wife on the Bus (uncredited) Muslim Wife on the Bus (uncredited)   See fewer
Eric Snowden
Special Branch Officer (uncredited) Special Branch Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Guy Standeven
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Alma Taylor
Embassy Guest (uncredited) Embassy Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Arthur Tovey
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Guy Verney
Embassy Footman (uncredited) Embassy Footman (uncredited)   See fewer
Anthony Warde
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Patrick Whyte
Special Branch Officer (uncredited) Special Branch Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Peter Williams
Police Sergeant at Albert Hall (uncredited) Police Sergeant at Albert Hall (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard Wordsworth
Ambrose Chappell Jr. (uncredited) Ambrose Chappell Jr. (uncredited)   See fewer
Allen Zeidman
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