|Cornwall, England in the 19th century, a young woman (O'Hara) is sent to live with her Aunt (Ney) and Uncle (Laughton), the landlords of the Jamaica Inn. What she doesn't realise is that her uncle, a respected citizen of those parts, is actually involved with gangs of pirates who are luring ships to their doom on the rocky coast.|
This was the first of three stories by Daphne Du Maurier that Alfred Hitchcock filmed; the others being Rebecca (1940), and The Birds (1963).
A decent TV-movie version was made in 1983.
A note about the DVD prints: Some of the screenshots provided here were taken from a very blurry release from Mill Creek Entertainment. However, the credits, stills and some other screenshots are from the re-mastered Region 2 itv-DVD edition.