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Seriously ill, concert pianist Karen Duncan is admitted to a Swiss sanitorium. Despite being attracted to Dr Tony Stanton she ignores his warnings of possibly fatal consequences unless she ... See full summary »

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Karen Duncan
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Paul Clermont
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Yvonne Dupré
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Richard Shelton
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Seriously ill, concert pianist Karen Duncan is admitted to a Swiss sanitorium. Despite being attracted to Dr Tony Stanton she ignores his warnings of possibly fatal consequences unless she rests completely. Rather, she opts for a livelier time in Monte Carlo with dashing Paul Clermont. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Few Women Dare Live It... Few Men Dare Give It...

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29 January 1948 (Mexico)  »

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Man Killer  »

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Rereleased in 1953 under the title "Man Killer." See more »

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There is no Mo(u)nt Vierge in Switzerland, but there is a peak called La Vierge (3244 m) near the Swiss-Italian border. See more »

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Referenced in Lolita (1997) See more »

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Barbara never looked more glamorous, even facing a "Camille-like" situation...
1 January 2007 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Women's films, as they were called in the '40s, seldom offered a star a more glamorous way of leaving this world than THE OTHER LOVE, with BARBARA STANWYCK checking herself into a Swiss sanitarium to be treated for tuberculosis and promptly falling in love with her young doctor, David NIVEN against a background of Alpine beauty.

Stanwyck has got to be the healthiest patient in Hollywood history and she gets even more glamorous as she moves toward impending doom. So does the music by Miklos Rozsa. And as if one leading man isn't enough, the script has her leaving the safety (and boredom) of the clinic to go chasing after a tough motorcyclist (RICHARD CONTE) for one last fling.

It's syrupy romance straight from the pages of a Cosmopolitan magazine story--but no, in this case, straight from the pages of a novel by Erich Maria Remarque, who gave the world ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT, but also turkeys like ARCH OF TRIUMPH.

Stanwyck's fans will be too busy admiring her wardrobe to view the plot with any skepticism at all, but others might find it just a little too pat and contrived, even for this genre of pulp romance.


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