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Dangerous Secrets (1937)

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Before he leaves for a posting in India, young Jim Wyndham has a fling with pretty Helen Norwood. After he leaves, Helen marries Prof. Paul Bernardy, a much older man. Four years later Jim returns from India, ready to take up where he left off with Helen, only to find out that she's now married. Complications ensue.

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Prof. Paul Bernardy
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Jim Wyndham
Linden Travers ...
Helen Norwood Bernardy
Marie Ney ...
Martha Russell
Renee Gadd ...
Marjorie
Fred Withers ...
Gardener
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Coleman
Fewlass Llewellyn ...
Director of Steel Company
Peter Gawthorne ...
Chairman of Steel Company
Norman Pierce ...
Landlord
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Before he leaves for a posting in India, young Jim Wyndham has a fling with pretty Helen Norwood. After he leaves, Helen marries Prof. Paul Bernardy, a much older man. Four years later Jim returns from India, ready to take up where he left off with Helen, only to find out that she's now married. Complications ensue.

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The husband,the wife and the former lover.....
28 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

Edmond T Greville left his native France to direct movies in England where actors were more professional.That's what he claimed.At the time,however,French cinema was at the height of its power (Carné,Renoir,Duvivier,Pagnol,Guitry,Grémillon,Christian-Jaque and more).

And after producing a turkey about a female spy during WW1,Greville made another dud about the eternal story of the love triangle . Woman meets a handsome young man but she marries a scientist since the hunk had to fly to India in order to.... (I have already forgotten the reason why,and however I saw the movie last Monday).And the hubby is of course a greybeard who could be his wife's father.And of course ,he has a housekeeper,secretly in love with him,and jealous of her new mistress.

Then the former lover comes back....


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