The wife of a rubber plantation administrator shoots a man to death and claims it was self-defense. Her poise, graciousness and stoicism impress nearly everyone who meets her. Her husband is certainly without doubt; so is the district officer; while her lawyer's doubts may be a natural skepticism. But this is Singapore and the resentful natives will have no compunction about undermining this accused murderess. A letter in her hand turns up and may prove her undoing. Written by
With all my heart I still love the man I killed
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Did You Know?
The original Broadway production of "The Letter" by W. Somerset Maugham
opened at the Morosco Theater on September 26, 1927 and ran for 104 performances. See more
When Leslie enters her bedroom for the last time, she locks the door behind her. Later, the door is unlocked when Robert enters. See more
Strange that a man can live with a woman for ten years and not know the first thing about her.