The Trouble With Harry

The Trouble With Harry

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The trouble with Harry is that he is dead and, while no one really minds, everyone feels responsible. After Harry's body is discovered in the woods, several of the local residents must determine not only how and why he was killed but what to do with the body.
Edition: Blu-ray.
Copyright Date: c2013
Branch Call Number: 791.4361 TROUBLE
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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backoffbugaloo
Nov 12, 2019

i couldn't believe how bad this film was.

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ThomasJWhiting
Nov 12, 2019

GOOD 1955 Alfred Hitchcock directed film with a bit different flavor than his other work. It was interesting to see a youngish Shirley MacLaine at 21 in her first film role. The Vermont countryside was a beautiful setting and the diverse characters were well portrayed by the various actors. The plot/story was a little bit odd, but I did enjoy spending the time watching an interesting episode of Hitchcock's film work.

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Luckycharm
May 04, 2019

I try to watch this movie annually. One of Ron Howard's early roles, and the role that started Shirley Maclaine's career. Plot twists, and plenty of romance; I love this, and I never tire of seeing it! I recommend it to everyone I know! Five stars are not enough!

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hesselugano
Jan 02, 2019

This dull film seems a most unlikely vehicle to have launched Shirley MacClaine's movie career. It shows she had talent.

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OZUNE
May 22, 2018

A strong candidate for Hitchcock's worst film. It's basically a one note "comedy" about various people in a small Vermont town dealing with the recently deceased Harry. Stagey, at times amateurishly inept. John Forsythe tries to pull off Cary Grant-like charm and fails. And why would you discover a dead body in the woods (as Edmund Gwen does) think you were responsible, and then take a nap by a nearby tree.

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akirakato
Feb 03, 2018

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1955 based on the 1949 novel by Jack Trevor Story, this American black comedy shows how the residents of a small Vermont village react when the dead body of Harry is found on a hillside.
Although supposedly funny, the film turns out not funny at all.
It rather appears foolish and unrealistic.
I call it a flop.

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roosevelt
Apr 27, 2017

This film was great. Quite a departure from the usual Hitchcock film. I loved it.

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OriginalStuff
Dec 23, 2016

Remember this one from film school. It was amusing to see Jerry Mathers of later Beaver fame as a little tyke running around.

7duffy May 23, 2015

Amusing on the surface, but hilarious when you watch it a few times.

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JackPurcell
May 10, 2015

An hour and forty minutes of smiles and chuckles. Shirley MacLaine when she was young and a remarkable talent with a long career ahead. John Forsythe, and Edmund Gwenn carry this fun plot along through hilarious burials and impromptu mistaken homicides and funerals to the same cadaver. Excellent movie for the entire family.

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phyllis49
Mar 19, 2012

Harry's corpse is found in the autumnal New England woods. While no one mourns his death, several people feel responsible for it. The body is unearthed several times, humorous situations occur, and love affairs develop before the real cause of Harry's death is revealed. Edmund Gwenn, John Forsythe, Shirley MacLaine, Mildred Natwick, Mildred Dunnock.
Alfred Hitchcock's The trouble with Harry

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