The Lady Vanishes

Synopsis: Returning home from the Balkans during the 1930s, Iris Carr boards a train. After a blow to the head Iris, is befriended by a Miss Froy - former governess to a family headed by a baroness travelling with her poorly sister and medical staff. When Miss Froy disappears everybody denies ever seeing her,claiming Iris mustve imagined Miss Froy, after the knock to the head. Only language student Max Hare is sympathetic and even he has doubts. When a German woman is produced and passed off as the missing lady, Max unwittingly becomes part of the plot to dissuade Iris from her search for the truth.
90 min

Somebody died. Just then.

And another one. Gone. Dead.

God, how awful.

How can you not care?

You of all people should.

We live and then we die.

No-one can escape that.

Not even them.


She's going to sing.

The chimpanzees in the zoos

do it...

Oh, not to the beautiful people!

..I know some courageous kangaroos

do it

Let's do it

Let's fall in love...


..I know sometimes on the sly

YOU do it.

I'm going to try

and cheer up that poor Freddie.

Can we have another

bottle of champagne, please?

Yes, of course, Miss Carr. And can

you do it quickly, please, Julij?

It's almost time to

change for supper. Our last one.



Do I need to save Miss Carr?

No, no. Just make sure the bottle of

champagne is here for when she gets out.

Put the bottle on Miss Carr's bill,

won't you, darling?

I've had enough of that.

Yes, ah... thank you very much.

In fact no, I need more.

Considering his behaviour -

utterly putrid. If my so-called...

Why don't you do something about

your wife? She keeps glaring at me.

She's jealous.

To get me

a decent bloody drink...

You're beautiful

and we worship you...

Shut up, Freddie.

For God's sake. Don't!

Oh, lord. One of us ought

to help her up.

Judgement is not a quality

we should encourage.

In our position, we have special

opportunities to influence others.

We must not allow ourselves to

become uneven.

I'm becoming rather

fond of the Reverend and his wife.

Strange he won't let her

talk about their little boy.

And have some water. Oh, stop!

I think we should leave.

Come this way.

I know what you're up to.

Good night. You think you can have

anyone you want.

Diana! Admit it!

You were trying to steal my husband.

I've had enough of this stupid

argument. Someone put her to bed.

Really, Diana. Get off me.

Don't look at me like that.

Dreadful people.

Awful to think they're English.

And you! Don't TOUCH me!

Iris. It's me. Open up.



What do you mean, you're not leaving?

Don't be ridiculous. I'll help you pack. No.

You can't possibly travel

back on your own. Why not?

Is this because of what

happened last night? No.

Oh, I don't know.

I'm so bored with everyone.

I'm so terribly sorry we bore you.

Not you. Bored with myself.

If I spend a bit of time on my own

getting on with it, it might help.

What about me?

What am I going to do?

You're not bored!


Don't be angry with me.

You need us, Iris.

You don't have anyone else.

Now, I'll see you out the front

with your bags packed.

Well, then I should stay

here with you. Absolutely not.

All the English news this morning is full

of some new flu in England. Everyone's dying.

We could stay here until...

You are not going to die.

It's because of that silly old

Diana. I don't care what you say.

God! What an odious man.

I can't believe you actually

felt sorry for him.

How do you expect us to have any fun

if we're leaving you behind?

You know it's you I love.

Me, or my money?

You really are staying.

I simply cannot bear a single

day without you so...

Odette! Go home.

Iris, I... Goodbye.

Come on, Iris, you've got to come.

Charlie, put me down. Stop it.

Odette. In you go!

Let's drive, go, go, go!

Iris! Iris!

Stop it, now go home.

Bye! Bye!

Leave early?

I have matters to attend to.

But I can't suddenly arrive

home two days early.

Well, that's not my problem.


Ah! Don't you ever do that again!

You promised me!

I made no such promise.


Oh, ah!

Oh, ah!

This is just an adventure.

That's all.

Oh, apparently there has been

rain in England.

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