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This edition: Young and Innocent: The Girl Was Young





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Episode Details

(1937, UK, b&w, Crime|Mystery|Romance|Thriller) Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Writers: Josephine Tey (based on the novel entitled "A Shilling For Candles" by), Charles Bennett (screen play). Stars: Nova Pilbeam, Derrick De Marney, Percy Marmont. A film actress is murdered by her estranged husband who is jealous of all her young boyfriends. The next day, writer Robert Tisdall (who happens to be one such boyfriend) discovers her body on the beach. He runs to call the police, however, two witnesses think that he is the escaping murderer. Robert is arrested, but owing to a mix up at the courthouse, he escapes and goes on the run with a police constable's daughter Erica, determined to prove his innocence.