Aided by his devoted housekeeper, a widowed middle-aged farmer sets out to find a new wife among the local womenfolk—but finds each candidate more unsuitable than the next. Truffaut declared Hitchcock’s breezy bucolic comedy of manners, with its continually inventive camerawork, “like a thriller.” “Contains a great deal of subtle slapstick and witty caricature, especially in a marvelously sustained sequence at a tea-party” (Time Out London).
by pianist Stephen
Stephen Horne has long been considered one of the leading silent film accompanists. Based at London's BFI Southbank, he has recorded music for DVD releases, BBC TV screenings and museum installations of silent films.