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Lady in the Dark ()


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Liza Elliott, "Allure" magazines editor-in-chief, suffers from headaches and continuous daydreams and undergoes psychoanalysis to determine why.

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Liza Elliott
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Charley Johnson
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Kendall Nesbitt
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Randy Curtis
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Dr. Brooks
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Russell Paxton
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Allison DuBois
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Maggie Grant
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Dr. Carlton
Don Loper ...
Adams
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Miss Parker
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Miss Foster
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Martha
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Miss Edwards
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Miss Bowers
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Barbara (at 17)
Marian Hall ...
Miss Stevens
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Liza's Mother
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Liza's Father
Billy Daniel ...
Office Boy (as Billy Daniels)
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Barbara's Boyfriend
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bonnadene Wolfe ...
Acrobatic Tumbler
Joseph Allen ...
Man at Table (uncredited)
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Taxicab Driver (uncredited)
Maxine Ardell ...
Office Girl (uncredited)
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Miss Sullivan (uncredited)
John T. Bambury ...
Bunny, Midget (uncredited)
Stuart Barlow ...
Accordion Clown (uncredited)
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David (uncredited)
Harry Bayfield ...
Snow Clown (uncredited)
Bobby Beers ...
Charley as a Boy (uncredited)
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Clown (uncredited)
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Miss Bar (uncredited)
Phyllis M. Brooks ...
Barbara at 7 (uncredited)
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Ben (uncredited)
Jane Buckingham ...
Miss Shawn (uncredited)
Buz Buckley ...
Freckle-faced Boy (uncredited)
John W. Bush ...
Bunny, Midget (uncredited)
George Calliga ...
Captain of Waiters (uncredited)
Bruce Cameron ...
Acrobatic Tumbler (uncredited)
Kit Carson ...
Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
Earl Clyde ...
Circus Stilt Man (uncredited)
Edgar Clyde ...
Circus Stilt Man (uncredited)
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Man (uncredited)
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Butler (uncredited)
Herbert Corthell ...
Senator (uncredited)
Tommy Cottonaro ...
Tailor Clown, Midget (uncredited)
Sonia Darrin ...
Office Girl (uncredited)
Billy Dawson ...
Boy at Circus (uncredited)
Harold DeGarro ...
Circus Stilt Man (uncredited)
Eleanor DeVan ...
Office Girl (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
Henry A. Escalante ...
Acrobatic Tumbler (uncredited)
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Model (uncredited)
Joel Friend ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Irving Fulton ...
Powderpuff Clown (uncredited)
Slim Gaut ...
Corset Clown (uncredited)
Flash Gordon ...
Acrobatic Tumbler (uncredited)
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Autograph Hunter (uncredited)
Lynda Grey ...
Office Girl (uncredited)
Betty Hall ...
Office Girl (uncredited)
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Second Flunky (uncredited)
Herbert Holcombe ...
Aquatic Clown (uncredited)
Shep Houghton ...
Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
Johnnie Johnson ...
Clown (uncredited)
Leonora Johnson ...
Bird's Nest Clown (uncredited)
Jacques Karre ...
Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
Dorothy Kelly ...
Office Girl (uncredited)
Alice Kirby ...
Office Girl (uncredited)
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Office Girl (uncredited)
Marten Lamont ...
Bit Part (uncredited)
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Man (uncredited)
Priscilla Lyon ...
Little Girl at Circus (uncredited)
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Librarian (uncredited)
Ted Marc ...
Daniel Boone Clown (uncredited)
Anthony Marsh ...
Flunky (uncredited)
George Mayon ...
Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
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Jack Goddard (uncredited)
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Man (uncredited)
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Photographer (uncredited)
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Dancer (uncredited)
Nels P. Nelson ...
Scissors Clown, Midget (uncredited)
Marjean Neville ...
Liza at 5 and 7 (uncredited)
James Notaro ...
Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
John O'Connor ...
Clown (uncredited)
Susan Paley ...
Model (uncredited)
Paul Pierce ...
Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
Walter Pietila ...
Acrobatic Tumbler (uncredited)
Tom Plank ...
Beauty Operator Clown (uncredited)
Byron Poindexter ...
Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
Pepito Pérez ...
Clown (uncredited)
Hal Rand ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Allan Ray ...
Dancer (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
Larry Rio ...
Farmer Clown (uncredited)
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Girl with Randy (uncredited)
Ronald R. Rondell ...
Waiter (uncredited)
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Bunny, Midget (uncredited)
Albert Ruiz ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Charles Schaeffer ...
Masseur Clown (uncredited)
Bill Schroff ...
Continental Soldier Clown (uncredited)
Jack Semple ...
Flower Pot Clown (uncredited)
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Pianist (uncredited)
Fran Shore ...
Office Girl (uncredited)
Alan Speer ...
Frog Clown (uncredited)
Ray Spiker ...
Acrobatic Tumbler (uncredited)
Leonard St. Leo ...
Acrobatic Tumbler (uncredited)
Jeanne Strasser ...
Office Girl (uncredited)
Armand Tanny ...
Strong-Man Clown (uncredited)
Arlyne Varden ...
Office Girl (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Bruce Warren ...
Man at Table (uncredited)
Bunny Waters ...
Model (uncredited)
Angela Wilson ...
Office Girl (uncredited)
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Office Girl (uncredited)

Directed by

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Mitchell Leisen

Written by

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Frances Goodrich ... (screen play) and
Albert Hackett ... (screen play)
 
Moss Hart ... (based upon the play by)
 
Edward Chodorov ... (contract writer) (uncredited)

Produced by

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Richard Blumenthal ... associate producer
Buddy G. DeSylva ... executive producer

Music by

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Robert Emmett Dolan

Cinematography by

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Ray Rennahan ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Alma Macrorie

Editorial Department

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Slavko Vorkapich ... montages (uncredited)

Set Decoration by

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Raoul Pene Du Bois ... (settings) (as Raoul Pène du Bois)
Ray Moyer

Costume Design by

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Raoul Pene Du Bois ... (as Raoul Pène du Bois)
Edith Head ... (modern gowns)
Mitchell Leisen ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department

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Wally Westmore ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Ed Ralph ... unit manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Chico Alonso ... assistant director (uncredited)
Richard McWhorter ... second assistant director (uncredited)
Dolph Zimmer ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Hans Dreier ... art supervisor

Sound Department

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Earl S. Hayman ... sound recordist (as Earl Hayman)
Walter Oberst ... sound recordist

Visual Effects by

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Farciot Edouart ... process photography
Gordon Jennings ... special photographic effects
Paul K. Lerpae ... special photographic effects (as Paul Lerpae)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Barbara Karinska ... costumes executor (as Mme. Karinska)
Eugene Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Babs Wilomez ... contributing costume designer (uncredited)

Music Department

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Robert Russell Bennett ... orchestral arranger
Robert Emmett Dolan ... music director
Arthur Franklin ... music associate
Joseph J. Lilley ... vocal arranger

Other crew

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Billy Daniel ... dance stager: "The Circus" and Miss Parker's dance (as Billy Daniels)
Natalie Kalmus ... technicolor color director
Joseph J. Lilley ... voice arrangements
Don Loper ... dance: Miss Rogers
Morgan Padelford ... associate technicolor color director
Noble 'Kid' Chissell ... stand-in: Rand Brooks (uncredited)
Sam Ledner ... dance supervisor (uncredited)
Al Mann ... assistant dance director (uncredited)
Dolly Readoux ... stand-in: Gail Russell (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary
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Taglines The minx in mink with a yen for men! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Les nuits ensorcelées (France)
  • Die Träume einer Frau (Germany)
  • Una mujer en la penumbra (Spain)
  • Betooverende Nachten (Belgium, Dutch title)
  • La que supo amar (Mexico)
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  • 100 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia This was one of the first films to use the word "sex". Ray Milland says, "rage is a pretty good substitute for sex, isn't it?" See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Book Revue (1946). See more »
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Quotes Russell Paxton: "This is the end! The absolute end!"
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