What to do when IMDb mixues up characters played by 2 lead actors in movie?

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I have never corrected information in the IMDb, but I watched Strangers on a Train tonight and I noticed that the IMDb has attributed the wrong roles to Farley Granger & Robert Walker. Granger plays Bruno Antony and Walker plays Guy Haines, not the opposite. I don't know how to fix this.
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Cynthia Crooker

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bob the moo

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Cynthia,
Can you provide any evidence that the IMDb listing is incorrect? A screenshot of the credits? A link to a video of the two characters saying their names (and photos to confirm which man is which)?

I ask because I have looked for this on your behalf and all I managed to do was confirm that you are wrong and that the listing on IMDb is correct - that Granger plays Haines, and that Walker plays Bruno Antony; not the other way wrong as you state.

There are so many online sources that confirm the listing on IMDb is correct, although it is possible that some of them may have taken the information from IMDb in the first place, so all I can do is present the back cover from the DVD, which states the actor/character information that supports the IMDb listing, not that which you say.



A bit closer since that is hard to read:



I do not mean to be rude, but is it possible that you got confused as to which character was which, considering the plot of Strangers on a Train is that the two men do criss-cross?

bob
note: I am not an IMDb employee, nor in any way affiliated with IMDb
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Cynthia Crooker

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Bob, I replied to your post but don't see it here. I found out that the actor I always thought was Farley Granger was actually Robert Walker. Live and learn! Thanks for your help.
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Hi, Cynthia:

I don't know whether there's a dubbing of the film in which the roles are exchanged, but here's a clip of the original version (Granger plays Haines and Walker plays Antony):

Unless I'm missing something, it seems that IMDb cast listing is correct...
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Cynthia Crooker

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Thanks. My mistake.

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