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What kind of special effect did Alfred Hitchcock use in this scene for "The Lady Vanishes"?

The shot from The Lady Vanishes I am talking about is when Iris looks back to say goodbye to her friends after getting clonk on the head. She was feeling dizzy when she got on the train. Can you let ...
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Was Hitchcock fascinated by the nascent field of brain science while filming "The Lady Vanishes"?

In "The Lady Vanishes" (1938), the character of Dr. Hartz is a mysterious Continental brain surgeon, who is cunningly in charge of the ruse that takes place in the movie. Karl Lashley was a well-...
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How was this scene from "The Lady Vanishes" shot?

This scene from "The Lady Vanishes" (1938), which has a character hanging out of a train window while another train approaches from the other direction, was so realistic. This movie was made in the ...
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Did the actor Wylie Watson play the role of waiter in The Lady Vanishes?

Was the actor, Wylie Watson, who played Mr. Memory in The 39 Steps (1935), also the waiter on the train working with the bad guys in The Lady Vanishes (1938)?
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