Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) | Release Date: November 1, 1938 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Universal acclaim based on 17 Critic Reviews
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100
Trains are perfect settings for murder mysteries and thrillers. The best of them -- surpassing Murder on the Orient Express, The Narrow Margin, Runaway Train and dozens of others -- is Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes. [26 Nov 1999, p.A]
100
It is directed with such skill and velocity that it has come to represent the quintessence of screen suspense.
100
San Francisco ChronicleLeba Hertz
The picture could easily have slipped into pure melodrama, but the blend of comedy, sophistication and political intrigue, as well as excellent character development, puts it in a class by itself. [25 Nov 2007, p.N36]
88
The Lady Vanishes brings out Hitchcock's macabre wit and sardonic view of mankind in a light mystery starring Margaret Lockwood and Michael Redgrave.[10 May 2003, p.E01]