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The Wrong Man (1956)

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25 steps down into a subway and for the first time he doesn't come home that night
director Alfred Hitchcock
producers Alfred Hitchcock
Herbert Coleman
writers Angus MacPhail
Maxwell Anderson
starring Henry Fonda
Vera Miles
Anthony Quayle
Harold Stone
original music Bernard Herrmann
cinematographer Robert Burks
editor George Tomasini
running time 105 minutes
colour colour (Technicolor)
sound mix mono (RCA Sound System)
aspect ratio 1.66:1
studio Warner Brothers
distributor Warner Brothers
availability DVD


Manny Ballestero is an honest hardworking musician at New York's Stork Club. When his wife needs money for dental treatment, Manny goes to the local insurance office to borrow on her policy. Employees at the office mistake him for a hold-up man who robbed them the year before and the police are called. The film tells the true story of what happened to Manny and his family. (© IMDB)


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released in 2004

5204.gif Der Falsche Mann (1956) - Warner Brothers (Germany, 2004)
PAL 1.85:1 (anamorphic)
5203.gif The Wrong Man (1956) - Warner Brothers (UK, 2004)
PAL 1.78:1 (anamorphic) [01:41:06]
5202.gif The Wrong Man (1956) - Warner Brothers (USA, 2004)
NTSC 1.78:1 [01:45:20]

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