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The Woman in White (1948)

Approved | | Drama, Mystery, Romance | 15 May 1948 (USA)
A young painter stumbles upon an assortment of odd characters at an English estate where he has been hired to give art lessons to beautiful Laura Fairlie. Among them are Anne Catherick, a ... See full summary »

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A young painter stumbles upon an assortment of odd characters at an English estate where he has been hired to give art lessons to beautiful Laura Fairlie. Among them are Anne Catherick, a strange young woman dressed in white whom he meets in the forest and who bears a striking resemblance to Laura; cunning Count Fosco, who hopes to obtain an inheritance for nobleman Sir Percival Glyde, whom he plans to have Laura marry; Mr. Fairlie, a hypochondriac who can't stand to have anyone make the slightest noise; and eccentric Countess Fosco who has her own dark secret. The artist also finds himself drawn to Marion Halcomb, a distant relation to Laura whom the Count also has plans for. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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TWO WOMEN, AS ALIKE AS TWINS...LIVING A FEARSOME AND FASCINATING STORY! (original ad - all caps) See more »


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Wilkie Collins' 'The Woman in White' published in 1860, is considered to be the first modern mystery employing a crime-detecting hero. See more »

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In the scene of Ann Catherick's death, when she - the fair-haired Eleanor Parker - falls at the foot of the bed, an almost smiling, unmistakably dark-haired woman is clearly visible in the bed, where Laura Fairlie (Eleanor Parker, in a dual role) is supposedly bedridden. A moment later, Eleanor Parker has returned to her place in the bed. See more »

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Greenstreet & Moorehead were a great Combination !
31 October 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Greatly admired Sydney Greenstreet's great acting skills, his soft approach to being evil and hateful and his large frame made him a great character actor in all the films that he appeared in, namely: "The Maltese Falcon"'41. Sydney played a wicked man as Count Alessandro Fosco and had a great wife, Agnes Moorehead (Countess Fosco)"Bewitched" TV series'64. These two dramatic actors were well matched for this film and over powered Alexis Smith (Marain Holcombe) "Of Human Bondage" '46 and even Eleanor Parker(Laura Fairlie/Ann Catherick "A Hole In The Head'59. Gig Young (Walter Hartright) was the so called prince charming and appeared in many great films, "The Desperate Hours"'55 and cut his life short in real life by killing himself and his new bride. If you love Greenstreet and Moorehead, this is a husband and wife team you will not want to miss !


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