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The Man Who Knew Too Much

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The Man Who Knew Too Much is the name of two suspense films, one released in 1934 and the other in 1956, and both directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Both films feature a family of tourists who become involved in an international plot.

In the 1934 film, the main characters are British, their child is a girl and the film takes place in Switzerland and Britain. The 1934 film starred Leslie Banks, Edna Best and Peter Lorre.

The 1956 film starred James Stewart and Doris Day. Reggie Nalder features memorably as an assassin. The film opens as an American family traveling in Morocco gets mixed up in a plot to assassinate a political leader. Dr. and Mrs. McKenna (Stewart and Day)'s son is kidnapped to prevent Dr. McKenna from telling the police a devastating secret he has learned. The movie takes place in Morocco and London. The film's famous climax takes place at Albert Hall. John Michael Hayes provided the screen play.

The Man Who Knew Too Much is also the title of a book of detective stories by G. K. Chesterton, which are not related to either film.

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