Shadow of a Doubt

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Shadow of a Doubt ★★★½ 1943

Uncle Charlie has come to visit his relatives in Santa Rosa. Although he is handsome and charming, his young niece slowly comes to realize he is a wanted mass murderer—and he comes to recognize her suspicions. Hitchcock's personal favorite movie; a quietly creepy venture into Middle American menace. Good performances, especially by Cronyn. From the story by Gordon McConnell. 108m/B VHS, DVD . Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Hume Cronyn, MacDonald Carey, Henry Travers, Wallace Ford; D: Alfred Hitchcock; W: Thornton Wilder, Sally Benson, Alma Reville; C: Joseph Valentine; M: Dimitri Tiomkin. Natl. Film Reg. '91.