Sabotage
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Oskar Homolka plays a London movie-theatre owner who maintains a secret life as a paid terrorist. Homolka's wife Sylvia Sidney doesn't suspect Homolka of any wrongdoing, but she's picked up enough second-hand information about her husband's activities to arouse the interest of government agent (John Loder). Posing as a grocer, Loder moves next door to the Homolkas, befriending Sidney and her precocious young brother Desmond Tester. Sensing that he's being watched, Homolka sends Tester out to deliver a reel of film. The reel contains a time bomb, but Homolka is certain that… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"We won't tell you what happens. That would be to cheat Mr. Hitchcock of his just reward, but it is a warning what you may expect -- which, as is the way of all Hitchcock melodramas, is the unexpected."
‑ Frank S. Nugent, New York Times
"Perhaps the best of the thrillers Alfred Hitchcock made in Britain before coming to the States."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"One of Hitchcock's best British thrillers, Sabotage contains a controversial sequence set on a bus that even the director was conflicted about."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Early Hitchcock soundie still stylish, still grabs"
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
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