This stunning remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 1927 silent thriller follows a mysterious young medical student (Laird Cregar) who rents a flat in London's Whitechapel district. While the Jack the Ripper murders terrify the area, the lodger's behavior attracts the attention of the landlord's niece and a Scotland Yard detective intent of stopping the killings. Merle Oberon, George Sanders, Cedric Hardwicke, Sara Allgood co-star; based on the novel by Marie Belloc Lowndes. 84 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; audio commentary; featruette; 1946 “Hollywood Star Time” radio adaptation with Vincent Price; theatrical trailers.