Young and Innocent
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Young and Innocent (U.S. title: The Girl Was Young) is a 1937 British crime thriller film about a man on the run from a murder charge who enlists a beautiful stranger who must put herself at risk for his cause.
- Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Written by Gerald Savory and Alma Reville, loosely based on Josephine Tey's novel A Shilling for Candles (1936).
- Haven't you seen anyone with a twitch yet?
- Father, don't you think we ought to ask Mr. Tisdall to dinner?
- Erica Burgoyne: We ought to order tea or something if we're going to stay here long.
- Old Will: Well, I'd sooner have beers.
- Erica Burgoyne: I don't think we can get them at the moment.
- Old Will: I better order it, since I'm the man, eh?
- Old Will: Two cups of tea, please.
- Waiter: Indian or Chinese?
- Old Will: No, tea.
- Old Will: What about dancin' around, eh?
- Erica Burgoyne: Can you dance?
- Old Will: No, of course not, duckie. But, I don't mind havin' a go. It's only half-walkin' anyway.
- Robert Tisdall: I feel like Bonnie Prince Charlie. You must be Flora MacDonald.
- Erica Burgoyne: A good while ago I was Florence Nightingale.
- Erica Burgoyne: Oh Robert, if only things would turn out all right.
- Robert Tisdall: They started to.
- Erica Burgoyne: Why, how do you mean?
- Robert Tisdall: You called me Robert.
- Erica Burgoyne: Oh, did I? I-I didn't notice it.
- Nova Pilbeam - Erica Burgoyne
- Derrick De Marney - Robert Tisdall
- Percy Marmont - Colonel Burgoyne
- Edward Rigby - Old Will
- Mary Clare - Erica's aunt Margaret
- John Longden - Inspector Kent
- George Curzon - Guy
- Basil Radford - Erica's uncle Basil
- Pamela Carme - Christine Clay
- George Merritt - Detective Sergeant Miller