Young and Innocent is a 1937 British film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Nova Pilbeam, Derrick De Marney and John Longden. It is very loosely based on Josephine Tey's novel A Shilling for Candles . In the opening scene of the film, Christine Clay , a successful actress, argues passionately with her jealous ex-husband. He makes particular reference to Robert Tisdall, a young man staying near her at her retreat on the English coast. Christine slaps him several times across the face, but he hardly reacts, choosing instead to depart without a word. The next morning, Robert Tisdall ...
|Release date:||November 1937|
|Directed by:||Alfred Hitchcock|
|Screenplay by:||Anthony Armstrong, Alma Reville, Charles Bennett, Edwin Greenwood, Gerald Savory|
|Adapted from:||A Shilling For Candles|