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The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947)

 -  Crime | Drama | Film-Noir  -  4 March 1947 (USA)
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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, Geoffreyy ... See full summary »

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Charles Pennington (as Pat O'Moore)
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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, Geoffreyy 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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You'll see the tensest star-teaming in years! You'll see excitement to 'Keep your pulse jiggling!' (Walter Winchell) See more »


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4 March 1947 (USA)  »

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The Stanwyck role was performed by Elisabeth Bergner on stage. See more »

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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: I have a feeling this is going to be the beginning of a beautiful hatred.
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Referenced in Weeds: The Two Mrs. Scottsons (2007) See more »

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Never a dull moment
26 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is a highly suspenseful, almost Hitchcockian tale, with excellent performances from the stars. Barbara Stanwyck was always excellent in this kind of role; she's better here than in "Sorry, Wrong Number". And Bogart seems truly menacing as the psychotic artist. Also noteworthy is the performance of Ann Carter as Bogart's young daughter. She was a child actress with a very mature and sophisticated quality about her, in fact she reminded me very much of Patty McCormack, who would play the evil Rhoda in "The Bad Seed" several years later. There's never a dull moment in this 99 minute thriller.


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