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The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947)

Struggling artist Geoffrey Carroll meets Sally whilst on holiday in the country. A romance develops but he doesn't tell her he's already married. Suffering from mental illness, Geoffrey ... See full summary »

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Struggling artist Geoffrey Carroll meets Sally whilst on holiday in the country. A romance develops but he doesn't tell her he's already married. Suffering from mental illness, Geoffrey returns home where he paints an impression of his wife as the angel of death and then promptly poisons her. He marries Sally but after a while he finds a strange urge to paint her as the angel of death too and history seems about to repeat itself. Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>

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This marked the second of three film collaborations between director Peter Godfrey and Barbara Stanwyck; the other two films were Christmas in Connecticut (1945) and Cry Wolf (1947). See more »

Goofs

When Geoffrey enters the chemist's shop, he's been out in the rain. When he sits down at the table, his hat and coat are dry. When he stands up, his garments are dripping wet again. See more »

Quotes

Geoffrey Carroll: Y'know, I have the strangest feeling that this is the beginning of a beautiful hatred.
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Featured in Barbara Stanwyck: Fire and Desire (1991) See more »

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"The Two Mrs Carrolls" is good; not great....
24 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Whoever claimed "The Two Mrs Carrolls" was Bogie at his worst in terms of movie making is nuts; Bogie's worst film is either "Swing Your Lady" or "The Return of Doctor X." Them films were horrid and I can barely sit through them.. I found "Carrolls" quite interesting and somewhat freaky...

I do admit, as far as explaining Bogie's character (Geofrey Carroll) with being mentally ill, the story is vague there... Their really is no reason or explanation as to why he tires of his wife / wives and decides to kill them off one by one after painting a morbid portrait of them....

Anyway, regardless of what critics think of this film effort from 1947, I think Bogie, Stanwyck, Alexis Smith and Nigel Bruce made a good cast and crew... Even the young Ann Carter was good as Bogie's daughter 'Beatrice' in the movie....

I have noticed that the excellent network TCM rarely ever shows this picture...... I myself had to wait for over a year to finally record and obtain it for my collection here recently.... I rate the film a 7 out of a possible 10 points...... I never hand out 10s, either..... 9 is usually my top digit number given..... Cheerio....

MR.BILL Raleigh


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