Man in the Attic (1953)

STARRING:
Jack Palance, Constance Smith
DIRECTED BY:
Hugo Fregonese
GENRE:
Mystery
Jack Palance stars as a mysterious man suspected of being the notorious Jack the Ripper! Palance plays a research pathologist in 1888 London, seeking to rent a quiet attic room for his “experiments.” Based on the novel by Marie Belloc Lowndes, which also inspired Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lodger, this 1953 thriller also stars Constance Smith, Byron Palmer, and Frances Bavier. (BW)