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Sleep, My Love (1948)

Approved | | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery | 18 February 1948 (USA)
Alison Courtland wakes up in the middle of the night on board a train, but she cannot remember how she got there. Danger and suspense ensue.

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Alison Courtland wakes up in the middle of the night on board a train, but she cannot remember how she got there. Danger and suspense ensue. Written by Chris Yanda <cyanda@gpu.srv.ualberta.ca>

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...the most terrifying words a man ever whispered to a woman!


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Schlingen der Angst  »

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"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on April 19, 1948 with Claudette Colbert reprising her film role. See more »

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When Alison is ready to fly back from Boston, the plane on the runway is a United Airlines flight. But when the plane begins to taxi, it now has an Eastern Airlines logo. See more »

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Fun Film Noir
8 April 2011 | by See all my reviews

A man plots his wife's demise while his lover waits impatiently. It treads familiar territory, with the story a variation of "Gaslight." However, it's a lot of fun, thanks to a good cast, a fast pace, and an engaging script. Colbert and Ameche collaborate for the third time ("Midnight" being the best) while Cummings plays a character similar to the one he later played in "Dial M for Murder." The tension is nicely balanced with touches of humor, with Johnson providing most of the comic relief. Before he became known for directing a series of melodramas in the 1950s, Sirk dabbled in some film noir, and this is his best, a big improvement over the previous year's "Lured."


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