The film portrays Hitchcock in many ways. It is about a man who becomes obsessed with the
beautiful blonde and wants to mold her into the perfect women, but in the end isn’t successful.
Much like Hitchcock and his blondes.
Hitchcock calls scenes like the one in "The Man Who Knew Too Much" where Jo
attempts to stop the assassination attempt in Albert Hall as "pure cinema" because of
its' heavy use of visual elements
Film critic Andre Bazin is credited with developing the "auteur theory" to explain that
film directors were the "authors" of their films.
"The Wrong Man" is a fictional original screenplay written by frequent Hitchcock
collaborator John Michael Hayes.
Hitchcock considered the original British version of "The Man Who Knew Too Much" the
work of a "talented amateur."
In "Vertigo", Kim Novak plays Midge Wood, who Scottie Ferguson transforms into his
dead lover, Judy Ester, in a famous scene where they kiss in a motel room.
"The Wrong Man" star Vera Miles was under personal contract to Alfred Hitchcock for
her acting services, and she became one of his romantic fantasies like Grace Kelly had.
Doris Day stars as Dr. Jo McKenna, a prominent surgeon, caught up in an espionage plot
in "The Man Who Knew Too Much."