Students study his technique. Renowned actors, directors, and critics applaud his innovation. The world stands in awe of his genius.
Alfred Hitchcock is a true legend. In a career that spanned more than fifty years, Hitchcock thrilled and shocked the world with renowned films like Pyscho, Rear Window, North by Northwest, and The Birds, directing Janet Leigh, James Stewart, Cary Grant, and Grace Kelly, among others. Now, join the "Master of Suspense" in early works that shaped his spellbinding career—classic black and white features Blackmail and The Manxman.
When police detective Frank Webber takes his girlfriend, Alice White, out for an evening, her secret meeting with another man has disastrous consequences after he attempts to assault her. She kills him in self defense, Frank is assigned to the case, and someone who knows Alice's secret is ready to blackmail…
When her boyfriend Pete leaves to seek his fortune, Kate begins to spend time with his friend, Philip. The two fall for each other, but resist an affair…until word comes that Pete has died. But just as the two find themselves happy, another shocking secret from the past is revealed, and Kate's life is changed forever.