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Queen Bee (1955)

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A young woman arrives at the home of her socialite cousin, and soon finds herself sucked into the woman's complex web of deceit.

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Eva Phillips
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Avery Phillips
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Carol Lee Phillips
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Jud Prentiss
Lucy Marlow ...
Jennifer Stewart
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Sue McKinnon
Katherine Anderson ...
Miss Breen
Tim Hovey ...
Ted Phillips
Linda Bennett ...
Trissa Phillips
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Eva Phillips is a Southern socialite whose manipulation and ruthlessness ruins the lives of everyone around her. The question is, will anyone be able to stop her? Written by Kelly

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She's so excitingly good . . . when she's so wonderfully bad!

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7 November 1955 (USA)  »

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Ehe in Fesseln  »

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Joan Crawford makes her first entrance in the film in a white mink coat with a dark brown fox collar. The look of this outfit is copied in Mommie Dearest (1981) when Christina visits Joan and Alfred Steele in their still-under construction apartment. See more »

Quotes

Jennifer Stewart: I admire you so much. You're so nice in spite of... in spite of the way things are.
Eva Phillips: I believe you're being sympathetic. Don't feel sorry for me, I like people around me to laugh and be gay.
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Crawford at her best!
11 November 2001 | by (Vancouver, Canada) – See all my reviews

Joan Crawford is in her element here! As a deceitful, manipulative woman with the Medusa touch she's in her glory. You get the feeling she's enjoying herself immensely. Hell, you even get the feeling she's enjoying the costumes! She tears into the part of Eva Phillips as if it were her last meal, and takes the rest of the cast along for the ride. They don't make movies like this anymore and it's a shame. It's good, clean, sinister fun with Joan in control every step of the way.


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