Jamaica Inn Movie Review Summary

Actors: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks, Marie Ney

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Based on a Daphne Du Maurier novel, JAMAICA INN is a movie directed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1939.
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Robert Newton, a police officer, and Maureen O'Hara, discover that the Jamaica Inn is a den of criminals who organize shipwrecks near the dangerous Cornwall coast. The crews of the ships are then slaughtered and the freights stolen.

Newton and O'Hara will trust at first the landlord Charles Laughton to help them but it'll soon appear that big Charles is the mastermind of the gang.

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   16th-19th century Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   stolen goods organization

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   not employed but independently wealthy Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   peddle boat    -   swimming on Misc setting    -   cave

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   dropped from large heights    -   hanging    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   None If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15 Is this movie based on a    -   book

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