The story [from The Wheel Spins by Ethel Lina White] is sometimes eerie and eventually melodramatic, but it’s all so well done as to make for intense interest.
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The New York Times by Frank S. Nugent
If it were not so brilliant a melodrama, we should class it as a brilliant comedy.
The Guardian by Peter Bradshaw
The A.V. Club by Tasha Robinson
It's typical Hitchcock: taut, morbid, stylish, and determined to confound expectations all the way up to the final shot.
An extremely enjoyable early entry from the master of suspense himself, Alfred Hitchcock. Features many charming British actors, including the fabulous Margaret Lockwood and Dame May Whitty, and Michael Redgrave is extremely likable as the roguish scamp who teams up with Lockwood to solve the film's central mystery.