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Ivy (1947)

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An Edwardian belle meets a rich bachelor, but what to do about her husband and her lover?

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Cast

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Roger Gretorex
Herbert Marshall ...
Miles Rushworth
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Jervis Lexton
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Insp. Orpington
Lucile Watson ...
Mrs. Gretorex
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Martha Huntley
Henry Stephenson ...
Judge
Rosalind Ivan ...
Emily
Lillian Fontaine ...
Lady Flora (as Lilian Fontaine)
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Bella Crail
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Mrs. Thrawn
Isobel Elsom ...
Miss Chattle
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Sir Jonathan Wright
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Storyline

In 1909, the beautiful but amoral British belle Ivy Lexton meets older, rich Miles Rushworth; undeterred by the prior claims of her husband Jervis and lover Roger, she goes after Miles and has no trouble fascinating him, but oddly enough he has compunctions about making love to other men's wives. The means that Ivy reluctantly adopts to resolve the problem of too many men promise disaster for all concerned. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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13 October 1947 (Sweden)  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 11, 1951 with Joan Fontaine reprising her film role performing with Charles Drake and Ken Christy. See more »

Quotes

Jervis Lexton: [as Ivy is poisoning him] All this stupid expense of doctors and nonsense, you must hate me for it.
Ivy Lexton: No, I don't hate you. I sometimes wish I weren't so fond of you.
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Ivy
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28 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Does anyone happen to know where this film was shot? The aviation scene on the cliff is beautiful. It appears to be England. However, Ivy's apartment building certainly looks like the Brill Building, with its fascinating elevators.

Charles Mendl is listed as playing "Sir Charles Gage". Maybe I blinked, but I never saw him. Perhaps he was the husband's lawyer, but, again, I don't recall that character being in the film, other than being mentioned as having made a phone call. Perhaps he was in the aviation scene? Or the ballroom scene? Did anyone spot him?

Herbert Marshall was 57 years old when he shot this film.


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