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Blanche Fury (1948)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 22 March 1948 (UK)
The childless widow of Allan Fury bequeaths the Fury estate to her Fuller relatives but Allan's illegitimate son who masquerades as a servant hopes to grab the estate for himself.

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Cast

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Walter Fitzgerald ...
Susanne Gibbs ...
Lavinia (as Suzanne Gibbs)
Maurice Denham ...
Maj. Fraser
Sybille Binder ...
Louisa (as Sybilla Binder)
Ernest Jay ...
Calamy
Townsend Whitling ...
Banks
J.H. Roberts ...
Doctor
Allan Jeayes ...
Mr. Weatherby (as Alan Jeayes)
Edward Lexy ...
Col. Jenkins
Arthur Wontner ...
Lord Rudford
Amy Veness ...
Mrs. Winterbourne
Cherry London ...
Molly
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Storyline

Ambitious poor relation Blanche Fuller accepts a job as governess from her wealthy cousins who have adopted the name Fury since they acquired the ancestral home of the Fury family. Blanche plots to become the lady of the manor but her illicit passion for the vengeful, obsessed Philip Thorn sets off a string of tragic events, including murder. Written by Anonymous

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Young, lovely, passionately beautiful ... and her love was as wild and tempestuous as her name !


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22 March 1948 (UK)  »

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Sound Recording)

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(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Oswald Morris replaced Ernest Steward. Steward had been injured by a camera falling on him. See more »

Quotes

Blanche Fury: Do you seriously believe all that superstitious nonsense about Fury's ape?
Philip Thorn: You're afraid. Are you?
Blanche Fury: Not at all. I'm not easily frightened.
Philip Thorn: That I can believe.
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one of the best films of the forties
1 December 2002 | by (croatia) – See all my reviews

I first discovered this little gem on tv a few years ago and loved it , i taped it and for some unknown reason kept watching it over and over it has a kind of hypnotic pull to i mean you have to really get into, i guess its not for everybody but it has been held in some regard up until recently,martin scorseses mentioned this as one of his guilty pleasures in film comment years ago and popular film presenter and critic from australia bill collins said while presenting another film that this would have to be one of the best british films from the forties.I totally agree it has a great gothic feel and the decor is marvelous as is the estate it was filmed on it has good solid performances and stewart granger is espescially good.Take note of the gypsy elements because at the time these points were crowd pullers other granger films to watch out for with similarities - "moonfleet","caravan","saraband for dead lovers","madonna of the seven moons"


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