Jamaica Inn

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Starring Charles Laughton, Robert Newton, Maureen O'Hara
Run Time 99 min

Based on the novel by Daphne Du Maurier, a young woman discovers her uncle heads a gang of ship-wreckers and murderers under the secret patronage of the local squire. Her efforts to stop their wicked ways leads her down a path filled with murder and betrayal.\r\n\r\nJAMAICA INN was the first of Hitchcock's adaptations of Daphne Du Maurier's novels including REBECCA and THE BIRDS. It was also Hitchcock's last film made in the UK before coming to America.

Superb direction, excellent casting, expressive playing, and fine production.
January 31 2014
…an entertaining and surprisingly dark period drama. A twisting story which holds many surprises, Jamaica Inn hints at the genius to come later.
Eye For Film
May 13 2014
Name Role
Charles Laughton Cast Member
Charles Laughton Producer
Robert Newton Cast Member
Erich Pommer Producer
Maureen O'Hara Cast Member
Alfred Hitchcock Director
Daphne DuMaurier Writer
Country United Kingdom
Run time 99 min
Year Completed 1939