1947 film poster

Love from a Stranger is a 1947 American film directed by Richard Whorf and starring John Hodiak and Sylvia Sidney.

It is a remake of the 1937 film Love From A Stranger, which was based on the play of the same name , which in turn was adapted from the short story Philomel Cottage by Agatha Christie .

The film is also known as A Stranger Walked In in the United Kingdom.


  • John Hodiak as Manuel Cortez
  • Sylvia Sidney as Cecily Harrington
  • Ann Richards as Mavia
  • John Howard as Nigel Lawrence
  • Isobel Elsom as Auntie Loo-Loo
  • Ernest Cossart as Billings
  • Philip Tonge as Dr. Gribble
  • Anita Sharp-Bolster as Ethel (the maid)
  • Frederick Worlock as Insp. Hobday
  • unbilled players include Billy Bevan
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