The Paradine Case (1947) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • The beautiful Mrs. Paradine is accused of poisoning her older, blind husband. She hires married Anthony Keane as her lawyer and when he begins to fall in love with her, she encourages him.

    - Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>
  • Highly successful London barrister Anthony Keane takes on the case of Italian Maddalena Paradine who is accused of poisoning her blind military hero husband. Keane comes increasingly under her spell, threatening both his marriage and his career.

    - Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>
  • In London, the upper-class Mrs. Maddalena Anna Paradine is arrested accused of poisoning her blind wealthy husband Colonel Paradine. Her friend Sir Simon Flaquer recommends the experienced lawyer Anthny Keane to defend her in the court.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • A happily married London barrister falls in love with the accused poisoner he is defending.

    - Written by J. Spurlin


The police arrest Maddalena Anna Paradine (Alida Valli) for poisoning her late husband, Col. Paradine...

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