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Ivy (1947)

Approved  |   |  Crime, Drama, Film-Noir  |  13 October 1947 (Sweden)
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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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Herbert Marshall ...
Miles Rushworth
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Jervis Lexton
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Insp. Orpington
Lucile Watson ...
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Martha Huntley
Henry Stephenson ...
Judge
Rosalind Ivan ...
Emily
Lilian Fontaine ...
Lady Flora
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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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(Western Electric Recording)

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"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 13, 1952 with Joan Fontaine again reprising her film role. 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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Great suspense.
2 April 2004 | by (glendora, california) – See all my reviews

Loved Joan. Great performance. What isn't she good in. I watched this film and then Jane Eyre right after... she just keeps getting better. My heart was racing. Great old movie drama. Just what i want from a classic movie. Facial expressions are worth the whole film. I'm glad i have it on video. Don't know what more you need in a film. Beautiful woman....wealth..... greed.....murder....detectives......a trial.....

The costumes are very nice. Makes me wonder what the budget was for this movie? Wish they still made films like this. Whenever they try they just seem to make a cheesy movie. Films in black and white still hold a certain mystery.


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