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Lady Possessed (1952)

Approved | | Mystery, Romance, Thriller | 26 January 1952 (USA)
In a London nursing home, Jean Wilson, a happily-married American woman, while in a state of self-consciousness, hears Jimmy Del Palma, angrily berate the hospital management for the ... See full summary »

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(story "Del Plama") (as Pamela Kellino), (screenplay) (as Pamela Kellino) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jimmy Del Palma
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Jean Wilson
Stephen Dunne ...
Tom Wilson
Fay Compton ...
Mme. Brune
Pamela Mason ...
Sybil (as Pamela Kellino)
Steven Geray ...
Dr. Stepanek
Diana Graves ...
Medium
Odette Myrtil ...
Mrs. Burrows
Eileen Erskine ...
Violet
John Monaghan ...
Dave (as John P. Monaghan)
Vivian Bonnell ...
Calypso Singer (as Enid Mosier)
Judy Osborne ...
Secretary (as Judy Osborn)
Constance Cavendish ...
Nurse
Alma Lawton ...
Nurse
Anna Grevier ...
Nurse
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In a London nursing home, Jean Wilson, a happily-married American woman, while in a state of self-consciousness, hears Jimmy Del Palma, angrily berate the hospital management for the out-dated treatment used on his wife, who dies a bit later. When she is well again, Jean rents the former home of Del Palma, a famous concert pianist, and his late wife. Not knowing why, she begins to fall in love with the absent man and on hearing about his wife's death, dreams of taking her place. Her dream comes to close to becoming reality. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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26 January 1952 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Adultera senza peccato  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Calypso Song
Written by Marl Young
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The 43 Year Old James Mason
31 October 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Having caught the attention of Hollywood in 'Odd Man Out' (I don't know why), James Mason was shipped across the pond to appear in films like these and act alongside some of the studios finest actresses. This film was not worth the flight.


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