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Director:
Writers:
Martin Berkeley (screenplay) &
Richard H. Landau (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
16 June 1952 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A doctor repairs a female inmate's disfigured face to match the lovely woman who left him, and marries her, only to find out how abusive she is. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Paul Henreid ... Dr. Philip Ritter

Lizabeth Scott ... Alice Brent

André Morell ... David
Mary Mackenzie ... Lily Conover
John Wood ... Dr. John 'Jack' Wilson
Susan Stephen ... Betty

Arnold Ridley ... Dr. Russell
Cyril Smith ... Alf Bixby, Innkeeper

Diana Beaumont ... May
Terence O'Regan ... Pete Snipe
Russell Napier ... Det. Cutler
Ambrosine Phillpotts ... Miss Patten - Fur Department Clerk
Everley Gregg ... Lady Millicent Harringay
Alexis France ... Mrs. Emmett
John Bull ... Charles Emmett
Richard Wattis ... Mr. Wentworth, Store Manager
Dorothy Bramhall ... Miss Simpson - Receptionist
Janet Burnell ... Maggie Bixby
Grace Gavin ... Hospital Presurgical Nurse
William Murray ... Floor Walker
John Warren ... Railway Guard
Anna Turner ... Maid
Hal Osmond ... Photographer
Philip Vickers ... 1st Soldier
James Valentine ... 2nd Soldier
Howard Douglas ... 1st Farmer
Robert Brooks Turner ... 2nd Farmer (as Brookes Turner)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jack Arrow ... Jazz Club Patron (uncredited)
Frank Hawkins ... 2nd Commercial Traveller (uncredited)
John Lynn ... Jazz Club Patron (uncredited)
Bartlett Mullins ... 3rd Farmer (uncredited)
Jack Parnell ... Drummer in Jazz Club (uncredited)
Ronnie Scott ... Saxophonist in Jazz Club (uncredited)
Ben Williams ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Terence Fisher 
 
Writing credits
Martin Berkeley (screenplay) &
Richard H. Landau (screenplay)

Alexander Paal (original story) and
Steven Vas (original story)

Produced by
Anthony Hinds .... producer
 
Original Music by
Malcolm Arnold 
 
Cinematography by
Walter J. Harvey (director of photography) (as Walter Harvey)
 
Film Editing by
Maurice Rootes 
 
Casting by
Nora Roberts 
 
Art Direction by
C. Wilfred Arnold  (as Wilfred Arnold)
 
Makeup Department
Bill Griffiths .... hair stylist
Philip Leakey .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Arthur Barnes .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jimmy Sangster .... assistant director
Bill Shore .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Alec Gray .... draughtsman (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Bill Salter .... sound recordist
Percy Britten .... boom operator (uncredited)
Gordon Everett .... sound camera operator (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter Bryan .... camera operator
Neil Binney .... focus puller (uncredited)
Tom Friswell .... clapper loader (uncredited)
John Jay .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Edith Head .... wardrobe: Lizabeth Scott
 
Editorial Department
Bill Lenny .... assembly editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Bronwyn Jones .... musician: solo pianist (as Miss Bronwyn Jones)
London Philharmonic Orchestra .... music recorded by
Jack Parnell .... composer: specialty number
 
Other crew
Renée Glynne .... continuity (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
72 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
Certification:
UK:PG | USA:Approved (Certificate #15740) | USA:Not Rated (DVD)

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Film debut of John Wood.See more »
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Soundtrack:
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15 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Lizabeth Scott x2, 15 January 2008
Author: David (Handlinghandel) from NY, NY

"A Woman's Face" meets "A Stolen Life." Paul Henreid is a famed, highly principled plastic surgeon. We see him refusing to work on a society matron who is beyond his help. He is taken to meet a badly scarred young criminal. She isn't terribly nice but he is intrigued and takes on the case pro bono.

He is then persuaded to take a vacation. On his trip he meets a concert pianist. She is none other than Lizabeth Scott! Well, add to the movies this resembles, though in this case considerably predates, the classic "Vertigo." We can also toss "Pygmalion" int the pot, though Scott is no Wendy Hiller.

I can't give too much away but you can guess who the bad girl ends up looking like after surgery.

Scott is quite good. She given a little more range than some of her other movies gave her and she does well. The rest of the cast is good too.

The movie is, I suppose, film noir. I wouldn't say it's campy. But it is fun.

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