6.7/10
30
1 user

The Imperfect Lady (1947)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 25 April 1947 (USA)
Millicent Hopkins, while touring with a dancing troupe in 1892, meets Clive Loring who is campaigning in the English Midlands for Parliament. They fall in love and Millie remains behind at ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(adaptation), (story)
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Director: Sidney Lanfield
Stars: Ray Milland, Teresa Wright, Brian Donlevy
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Cass Brown is about to marry for the second time; his first marriage, to Isabel, was annulled. But when he discovers that Isabel just had their baby, Cass kidnaps the infant to keep her ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wood
Stars: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Frank Morgan
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

An actress becomes an alcoholic after being jilted. She is aided by an Alcoholics Anonymous member with whom she has an affair; however, he is married.

Director: George Stevens
Stars: Joan Fontaine, Ray Milland, Teresa Wright
Enchantment (1948)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Uncle Rollo finally retires to the house he was brought up in. Lost in thoughts of his lost love, Lark, he does not want to be disturbed in his last days. However, the appearance of his ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Reis
Stars: David Niven, Teresa Wright, Evelyn Keyes
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

After being shown what hypnotism can do, a Doctor sets out to study it in depth. When experimenting on his friend's wife, she regresses back to an earlier life- that of Bridey Murphy. ... See full summary »

Director: Noel Langley
Stars: Teresa Wright, Louis Hayward, Nancy Gates
Adventure | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

On the eve of World War II (1939) English officer Ralph Denistoun is in Nazi Germany on an espionage mission to recover a poison gas formula from Prof. Krosigk. He is helped by Lydia and ... See full summary »

Director: Mitchell Leisen
Stars: Ray Milland, Marlene Dietrich, Murvyn Vye
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Olivia Harwood, missionary's widow, meets charming Mark Bellis, artist and rogue, on the ship taking them both back to 1890s London. When Olivia opens a lodging house Mark becomes her ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Allen
Stars: Ray Milland, Ann Todd, Geraldine Fitzgerald
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Till We Meet Again is a 1944 American drama film directed by Frank Borzage and written by Lenore J. Coffee. The film stars Ray Milland, Barbara Britton, Walter Slezak, Lucile Watson, ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Borzage
Stars: Ray Milland, Barbara Britton, Walter Slezak
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Girl loses beauty contest, becomes a fortune teller.

Director: Elliott Nugent
Stars: Ray Milland, Paulette Goddard, Gladys George
Pursued (1947)
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Brought up by a neighboring family in the 1880s, an orphan grows up haunted by nightmares of a childhood trauma in which his own family was killed.

Director: Raoul Walsh
Stars: Teresa Wright, Robert Mitchum, Judith Anderson
The Capture (1950)
Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A badly injured fugitive explains to a priest how he came to be in his present predicament.

Director: John Sturges
Stars: Lew Ayres, Teresa Wright, Victor Jory
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A Bank officer discovers a flaw in the U.S. extradition treaty with Brazil and decides to take advantage of it. On Friday, he steals a million dollars from the bank, knowing it won't be ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew L. Stone
Stars: Joseph Cotten, Teresa Wright, Jonathan Hale
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Lord Belmont (as Sir Cedric Hardwicke)
...
Rose Bridges
...
Jose Martínez
...
Mr. Hopkins
...
Lord Montglyn
...
Inspector Carston
...
Mr. Mallam
Charles Coleman ...
Sam Travers
...
Mr. Rogan
Gordon Richards ...
...
Lord Chief Justice
Frederick Worlock ...
Henderson
Michael Dyne ...
Malcolm Gadby
Edit

Storyline

Millicent Hopkins, while touring with a dancing troupe in 1892, meets Clive Loring who is campaigning in the English Midlands for Parliament. They fall in love and Millie remains behind at the home of her father while her friend, Rose Bridges and the rest of the company go to London. Lord Belmont, Clive's older brother, tells Millie that a marriage below Clive's station will jeopardize his future happiness. She resolves to drop out of his life and, without telling him, rejoins the troupe at the Empire Theatre. Mille and Rose, leaving the theatre without removing their makeup, are stopped and questioned by a bobby. They flee and Millie takes refuge in the rooms of a sympathetic stranger, Jose Martinez, a Spanish concert pianist, where she remains most of the night. The next morning, a Scotland Yard Inspector arrives and arrests Martinez. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

She Alone Must Decide Whether To Send One Man To His Death Or Plunge Another To Disgrace!

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 April 1947 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

They Met at Midnight  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Naked City (1948) See more »

Soundtracks

Piccadilly Lady
(uncredited)
Written by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Interesting film with a more modern theme
21 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a well done film based in the Victorian era with Teresa Wright (as an actress/dancer) and Ray Milland as a London Public Official facing scandal after her involvement with Anthony Quinn prior to their marriage. With a Downton Abbey type feel to the movie, there are hidden identities and backgrounds when confronted with the past as well as a tense last courtroom scene where a character faces the gallows unless the big secret is revealed. Interestingly enough, the secret is big and though downplayed for the time period this was made, was actually quite dramatic and scandalous for the time and did pave the way for a happy ending. I saw this online actually and is in very good condition to watch. I recommend it for its adult storyline, well acted players and a surprise denouement.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Imperfect Lady (1947) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?