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A young bride's marital bliss is replaced by shades of suspicion when she suspects that her husband is trying to starve his young son to death in order to claim an inheritance the boy is ... See full summary »

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A young bride's marital bliss is replaced by shades of suspicion when she suspects that her husband is trying to starve his young son to death in order to claim an inheritance the boy is entitled to. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Der Schatten einer Frau  »

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About one hour into the film, Brooke addresses a letter to Dr. Norris. In close-up the envelope is small (letter size) and the address is written almost to the right edge. However in the next wider shot, the envelope is larger (business size) and the address is more centered. See more »

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References Ruggles of Red Gap (1935) See more »

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How Little We Know
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Music by Hoagy Carmichael
[Second dance number played at the Gypsy Room]
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Absolutely Terrifying
21 August 2002 | by (NY, NY) – See all my reviews

This is the kind of movie I saw on late-night TV as a kid that made me a devoted film noir fan. Its atmosphere is astonishingly eerie. It reminds me, in this regard, very much of the (better) "My Name Is Julia Ross."

The child, emaciated from a diet of nothing but orange juice. The charming but truly sinister new husband. The spooky home to which the bride comes.

It's that little boy that clinches it is a must!


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