Main title from Jamaica Inn (1939) (3)

Jamaica Inn


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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Adventure, Crime | 1h 48min |
| Stars: Charles Laughton, Horace Hodges, Hay Petrie | Director: Alfred Hitchcock

In old Cornwall, an orphan girl becomes involved with smugglers


Charles Laughton
Sir Humphrey Pengallan
Horace Hodges
Chadwick – Sir Humphrey’s Butler
Hay Petrie
Sam – Sir Humphrey’s Groom
Frederick Piper
Davis – Sir Humphrey’s Agent
Herbert Lomas
Dowland – Sir Humphrey’s Tenant
Clare Greet
Granny Tremarney – Sir Humphrey’s Tenant
William Devlin
Burdkin – Sir Humphrey’s Tenant
Jeanne De Casalis
Sir Humphrey’s Friend
Mabel Terry-Lewis
Lady Beston – Sir Humphrey’s Friend
A Bromley Davenport
Ringwood – Sir Humphrey’s Friend
George Curzon
Capt Murray – Sir Humphrey’s Friend
British actor, Basil Radford, as Captain Paul Waggett in Whisky Galore! (1949)
Lord George – Sir Humphrey’s Friend
Photo of British actor, Leslie Banks (1)
Joss Merlyn
Marie Ney
Patience Merlyn
Maureen O’Hara
Mary Yellan
Picturegoer Series publicity postcard for The Stars Look Down (1940) featuring Welsh actor, Emlyn Williams, number 1423 (1)
Harry the Peddler – Sir Humphrey’s Gang
Wylie Watson
Salvation Watkins – Sir Humphrey’s Gang
Morland Graham
Sea Lawyer Sydney – Sir Humphrey’s Gang
Edwin Greenwood
Dandy – Sir Humphrey’s Gang
Grimshaw (Mervyn Johns) wears a hat and bow tie in My Learned Friend (1943)
Thomas – Sir Humphrey’s Gang
Stephen Haggard
Willie Penhale – Sir Humphrey’s Gang
Robert Newton
Jem Trehearne – Sir Humphrey’s Gang
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Stagey, stilted adventure story that never loses its studio feel or takes fire as a Hitchcock picture. The cast keeps it interesting. (Halliwell’s)


Main title from Jamaica Inn (1939) (3)


Alfred Hitchcock
Erich Pommer
Sidney Gilliat
Writer (screen play)
Joan Harrison
Writer (screen play)


Mayflower Pictures Corporation
Production company
Associated British Film Distributors (A.B.F.D.)
Distribution company
Pathé Pictures Ltd.
Distribution company