The innocent orphan Mary is sent to Cornwall to live with her uncle and aunt at their inn, however shortly after her arrival she discovers that the inn is a base of thieves, who lure ships to their doom.
- Charles Laughton as Sir Humphrey
- Maureen O'Hara as Mary
- Robert Newton as Jem
- Emlyn Williams as Harry
- Leslie Banks as Joss Merlyn
- Marie Ney as Patience
One of the only films directed by Hitchcock in which he did not make a cameo appearance.
The final film Hitchcock made in England before leaving for the United States.
Maureen O'Hara's official film debut. Although she had previously made a few films under her real name of Maureen Fitzsimmons, this was the first film she made under the name O'Hara, as well as the film which brought her to the attention of American audiences.