almost 2 years
Fun, silly Hitchcock is nice too
over 4 years
An absurd little comedy. So many silly moments. I love it. And a cute Shirley MacLaine.
almost 5 years
The actors are charming but it just doesn't add up to something significant.
over 7 years
A Hitchcock comedy. Worth watching for that alone
over 7 years
Great black comedy bordering on farce following the struggle to dispose of a dead body.
The Trouble With Harry is a 1955 American black comedy film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, based on the novel of the same name by Jack Trevor Story. It was released in the United States on October 3, 1955 then rereleased once the distribution rights were acquired by Universal Pictures in 1984. The film starred John Forsythe and Edmund Gwenn; Shirley MacLaine and Jerry Mathers co-starred, both in their first film roles.
The quirky but down-to-earth residents of a small village in Vermont in the fall are faced with the freshly dead body of Harry Worp (Phillip Truex), which has inconveniently appeared on the hillside above the town. The problem of what to do with the body and, more importantly, how and why Harry was killed is the "Trouble With Harry".
Three of the main characters in the film each believe that they are the one who actually killed Harry. Captain Albert Wiles (Edmund Gwenn) is sure that he killed the man with a stray shot from his rifle when rabbit hunting. Miss Ivy Gravely ...