The Lodger
The Lodger (1944)

In this film, Laird Cregar stars as the title character, a mysterious, secretive young man who rents a flat in the heart of London's Whitechapel district. The Lodger's arrival coincides with a series of brutal murders, in which the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 19, 1944
DVD Release Date: October 9, 2007
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Sean Axmaker

This is film noir by way of gothic thriller, a shadowy suspense thriller in the Victorian era of gaslight and horse drawn carriages on cobblestone streets, and director John Brahm gives the film a lively energy.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
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There's something a little comical about Laird Cregar's performance as the Lodger.

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Dennis Schwartz
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Laird Cregar's performance was brilliantly disturbing.

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Randy Tippy
Laird Cregar is fantastically ominous as the title character who may or may not be 'Jack the Ripper'.
Stella Dallas
an atmospheric remake of hitchcock's silent. laird cregar was so brilliant in this film that it trapped him forever. after being cast in a similar part… More