U certificateThe Wrong Man is a Film programme that first aired in 1956 and has been classified a U certificate.

The Wrong Man is a 4 star programme

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The Wrong Man (1956)

Directed by
Alfred Hitchcock

A bleak, Kafkaesque drama based upon an actual New York court case involving a man who is mistakenly arrested for robbery and has to prove his innocence. Heavily in debt, a bass player at a club tries to borrow money against his wife's life insurance policy. But, in a cruel twist of fate, his trip to the broker ends up with his being wrongly identified as someone who had previously robbed the office.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 105 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1956

4/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Filmed in Black and White


Image for Henry FondaHenry Fonda...Manny Balestrero
Image for Vera MilesVera Miles...Rose Balestrero
Anthony Quayle...Frank O'Connor
Harold Stone...Lt. Bowers
John Heldabrand...Tomasini
Doreen Lang...Ann James
Norma Connolly...Betty Todd
Lola D'Annunzio...Olga Conforti
Robert Essen...Gregory Balestrero
Dayton Lummis...Judge Groat
Charles Cooper...Det. Matthews
Esther Minciotti...Mama Balestrero
Laurinda Barrett...Constance Willis
Nehemiah Persoff...Gene Conforti
Kippy Campbell...Robert Balestrero