Love from a Stranger


A poor woman (Ann Harding) wins the lottery and soon she's swept off her feet by a nice man (Basil Rathbone) but after they're married she begins to think he has a few secrets including murder.

Love from a Stranger is a 1937 British drama film film directed by Rowland V. Lee and starring Ann Harding, Basil Rathbone and Binnie Hale. It is based on the 1936 Love from a Stranger (play) by Frank Vosper. In turn, the play was based on the 1924 short story Philomel Cottage, written by Agatha Christie.
The film was produced by the independent film Trafalgar Films at Denham Studios near London.


  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927–1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

Category:1937 films
Category:1930s thriller films
Category:English-language films
Category:British films
Category:British drama films
Category:British mystery films
Category:British thriller films
Category:Black-and-white films
Category:Films based on plays
Category:Films directed by Rowland V. Lee
Category:Films set in London
Category:Films set in England
Category:Denham Studios films
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