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Stolen Life (1939)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 14 June 1939 (USA)
Mild sibling rivalry between identical twin sisters Sylvina and Martina, intensifies when one of the girls tricks the other's sweetheart into proposing to the wrong twin.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sylvina Lawrence / Martina Lawrence
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Alan MacKenzie
Wilfrid Lawson ...
Thomas E. Lawrence
Mabel Terry-Lewis ...
Aunt Helen (as Mabel Terry Lewis)
Richard Ainley ...
Morgan
Kenneth Buckley ...
Garrett
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Old Pauliac (as Danielle Mendaille)
Pierre Juvenet ...
Doctor
Stella Arbenina ...
Nurse
Kaye Seeley ...
Maturin
Ernest Ferny ...
Police Supt. Demangeon
Cot D'Ordan ...
Clerk
Dorice Fordred ...
Eileen (Sylvina's maid)
Annie Esmond ...
Cook
Clement McCallin ...
Karal Anderson
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Mild sibling rivalry between identical twin sisters Sylvina and Martina, intensifies when one of the girls tricks the other's sweetheart into proposing to the wrong twin.

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based on novel | See All (1) »

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...Frantically she tore the wedding ring from her drowning sister's hand...The ring which should have been hers... See more »

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Drama | Romance

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Approved | See all certifications »
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14 June 1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Vida de uma Outra  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Connections

Remade as A Stolen Life (1946) See more »

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Ballet Music
(uncredited)
from Escape Me Never (1935)
Music by William Walton
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An exquisite film
31 July 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First version of the famous story, the good twin and the bad twin...Elisabeth Bergner's most subtle, beautiful film performance. Superb finale, in the Acropolis in the moonlight. Far richer than the Bette Davis re-make. Please help find this and bring it to new audiences! Michael Redgrave outstanding as the leading man caught between the two.


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