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Repeat Performance (1947)

 -  Crime | Drama | Fantasy  -  22 May 1947 (USA)
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Sheila Page, a Broadway star, shoots Barney, her murderous husband on New Year's Eve. She flees her apartment and goes to her Producer, John Friday. When she arrives, it is New Year's day, ... See full summary »

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Sheila Page
Virginia Field ...
Paula Costello
Tom Conway ...
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Eloise Shaw
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Bess Michaels
Ilka Grüning ...
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Sheila Page, a Broadway star, shoots Barney, her murderous husband on New Year's Eve. She flees her apartment and goes to her Producer, John Friday. When she arrives, it is New Year's day, a year earlier. She has been given the chance to live life over and correct the errors of the past only to find that the end will be the same although the path will be different. Written by <bill_carlin@pacbell.net>

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Underrated noir-ish-Leslie's peak
26 November 2003 | by (Brooklyn, New York) – See all my reviews

REPEAT PERFORMANCE remains one of those quasi-forgotten films that were the product of Eagle Lion films. Joan Leslie had been semi-blacklisted by Jack Warner etal because she had sued to exit her Warner Bros. contract. This film marked her entrance into the free-lance market - sadly, at a low-budget studio - and her emergence as a beautiful adult woman in a powerful drama. The cast is remarkable for Eagle-Lion; it includes Louis Hayward as a wayward-drinking-cuckolding husband of a Broadway star (Leslie); Richard Basehart(his first major film and a stellar performance); Virginia Field, Benay Venuta, Tom Conway, and Natalie Schaefer! the film debuted at the beautiful Rivoli Theater on Broadway. Its opening scene is as dynamic as the similar openings in "The Letter" and "Rope". This time, Alfred Werker created the skillful scene which becomes noir-superb in its juxtaposition of murder against a New Year's Eve setting. Leslie not only looks her best...but turns in a whallopping performance that runs a tricky gamut. This film demands restoration. Yes, it is that hypnotic.


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