Family image matters more than anything to the Grenvilles, even when the son is shot dead by his former chorus girl wife, whom his mother despises.

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Ann Arden Grenville
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Alice Grenville
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Billy Grenville Jr.
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Bratsie Bleeker
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Babette Van Degan
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Jana Shelden ...
Grace Grenville
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Sam Rosenthal
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Esme Bland
Robert Sherman ...
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Ann, a former chorus girl marries above herself into a rich society family, but her mother-in-law regards her with great suspicion from the start. When Ann shoots her husband dead, claiming she thought he was a prowler, the older Mrs. Grenville decides to back the woman she despises, to protect the family image. Written by Anonymous

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Trivia

Barbara Stanwyck expressed interest in playing role that went to Claudette Colbert. See more »

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While opening scenes of movie are set prior to end of WWII (1945), stock footage features a sign for Broadway production of A Streetcar Named Desire which didn't open until 1947. See more »

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Cordelia Grenville Hardington: Mother, please stay for more than a just a few minutes. Ann did make a point of inviting you.
Alice Grenville: That's because she's learning social camoflage. If nothing else.
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Referenced in Frasier: The Two Mrs. Cranes (1996) See more »

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Speak Low
Music by Kurt Weill
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Ann-Margret and Colbert make this a triumph!

Ann-Margret definitely deserved the Emmy nomination she received for her role in "the Two Mrs.Grenvilles" she is no less than brilliant. Colbert is just as good and the two on screen together is just the greatest thing ever! The movie itself is just as great!


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