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Doris Lloyd ...
Rose
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Mary Herries has a passion for art and fine furniture. Even though she is getting on in years, she enjoys being around these priceless articles. One day she meets a strange young painter named Elcott, who uses his painting skill to enter into her life. Little does she expect that his only interest in Mary is to covet everything she has. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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20 June 1951 (USA)  »

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Moyna MacGill (Mrs. Harkley) is Angela Lansbury's mother in real life. See more »

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When Edwards drops load of firewood behind her, Mrs. Edwards acts startled even before bundle noisily hits floor. See more »

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Wonderfully done ..........

Understated acting makes this production a gem. In the present world movie making is so slipshod as far as plots are concerned; however, I highly recommend this movie - the 1951 version - to anyone who loves old movies. Isn't Ethel Barrymore wonderful? and Maurice Evans is scary. Did anyone pick up on the fact that Rose's sister, Mrs. Harkley, is actually Angela Lansbury's mother, Moyna MacGill? I heartily recommend this wonderful movie.


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