Jamaica Inn

Jamaica Inn (1939)

  • Genre: Crime, History, Adventure, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1939-05-11
  • User Rating: 6/10 from 171 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 48min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Mayflower Pictures Corporation
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director: Alfred Hitchcock
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In coastal Cornwall, England, during the early 19th Century, a young woman who's come there to visit her aunt, discovers that she's married an inkeeper who's a member of a gang of criminals who arrange shipwrecking and murder for profit.

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  • Charles Laughton

    as Sir Humphrey Pengallan
  • Maureen O'Hara

    as Mary Yellan
  • Robert Newton

    as James "Jem" Trehearne
  • Leslie Banks

    as Joss Merlyn
  • Marie Ney

    as Patience Merlyn
  • Horace Hodges

    as Chadwick, the butler
  • Emlyn Williams

    as Harry, gang member
  • Wylie Watson

    as Salvation, gang member
  • Mervyn Johns

    as Thomas, gang member
  • Edwin Greenwood

    as Dandy, gang member
  • Stephen Haggard

    as Willie, boy gang member
  • Morland Graham

    as Sydney, gang member
  • Basil Radford

    as Lord George
  • George Curzon

    as Captain Murray
  • Aubrey Mather

    as Coachman (uncredited)
  • Jeanne De Casalis

    as Sir Humphrey's Dinner Guest
  • A. Bromley Davenport

    as Lord Ringwood, dinner guest
  • Mabel Terry-Lewis

    as Lady Beston, dinner guest
  • Frederick Piper

    as Davis, Sir Humphrey's landlord
  • Herbert Lomas

    as Dowland, a tenant
  • Clare Greet

    as Granny Tremarney, a tenant
  • William Devlin

    as Burdkin, a tenant
  • Marie Ault

    as Coach Passenger (uncredited)
  • O.B. Clarence

    as Coach Passenger (uncredited)
  • Hay Petrie

    as Sir Humphrey's Groom Sam
  • Mary Jerrold

    as Miss Black (uncredited)
  • John Longden

    as Captain Johnson (uncredited)
  • Robert Adair

    as Undetermined Role
  • William Fazan

    as Undetermined Role (uncredited)
  • Archie Harradine

    as Undetermined Role (uncredited)
  • Harry Lane

    as Undetermined Role (uncredited)
  • Sam Lee

    as Undetermined Role (uncredited)
  • Alan Lewis

    as Undetermined Role (uncredited)
  • Philip Ray

    as Undetermined Role (uncredited)
  • A. George Smith

    as Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Production Erich Pommer Producer
Directing Alfred Hitchcock Director
Writing Daphne du Maurier Novel
Camera Bernard Knowles Director of Photography
Camera Harry Stradling Sr. Director of Photography
Writing Sidney Gilliat Screenplay
Writing Sidney Gilliat Dialogue
Production Charles Laughton Producer
Production Hugh Perceval Production Manager
Crew J. Lee Thompson Dialogue Coach
Art Thomas N. Morahan Set Decoration
Writing Joan Harrison Screenplay
Editing Robert Hamer Editor
Crew J. B. Priestley Additional Dialogue
Crew Harry Watt Special Effects
Sound Eric Fenby Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Molly McArthur Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Ern Westmore Makeup Artist
Directing Roy Goddard Assistant Director
Sound Jack Rogerson Sound Recordist
Camera Gus Drisse Camera Operator