The original version of this film so appealed to Hitchcock that he felt it could take a remake and survive. He also believed that he could improve upon it--an opinion open to debate. Though the director altered some locales (Switzerland became Morocco), he kept the original story fairly
much intact, enhanced the production values, and added 45 minutes to its running time. Dr. Ben and Jo McKenna (Stewart and Day) are sweetly innocent and unsuspecting tourists whose vacation in French Morocco turns into a nightmare. Traveling with their son Hank (Olsen) they are enjoying their
holiday when they meet Mr. and Mrs. Drayton (Miles and de Banzie), a friendly British coupl...