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The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 4 March 1947 (USA)
An artist forms an attachment with a woman on holiday in the country. As the relationship develops, his behavior and information about his past cause her increasing concern.

Director:

Peter Godfrey

Writers:

Thomas Job (screenplay), Martin Vale (play)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Humphrey Bogart ... Geoffrey Carroll
Barbara Stanwyck ... Sally Morton Carroll
Alexis Smith ... Cecily Latham
Nigel Bruce ... Dr. Tuttle
Isobel Elsom ... Mrs. Latham
Patrick O'Moore ... Charles Pennington (as Pat O'Moore)
Ann Carter ... Beatrice Carroll
Anita Sharp-Bolster ... Christine (as Anita Bolster)
Barry Bernard Barry Bernard ... Horace Blagdon
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Storyline

Struggling artist Geoffrey Carroll meets Sally whilst on holiday in the country. A romance develops but he doesn't tell her he's already married. Suffering from mental illness, Geoffrey returns home where he paints an impression of his wife as the angel of death and then promptly poisons her. He marries Sally but after a while he finds a strange urge to paint her as the angel of death too and history seems about to repeat itself. Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 March 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Peter Godfrey: cockney bookie. See more »

Goofs

When Geoffrey enters the chemist's shop, he's been out in the rain. When he sits down at the table, his hat and coat are dry. When he stands up, his garments are dripping wet again. After he kills the chemist his hat is suddenly so wet that water drips off it. See more »

Quotes

Cecily Latham: Have you some of your work here in the house?
Geoffrey Carroll: A few things...
Cecily Latham: Would you show them to me?
Geoffrey Carroll: With the utmost reluctance
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Connections

Referenced in The Simpsons: The Two Mrs. Nahasapeemapetilons (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Sweet Lass of Richmond Hill
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Traditional
Sung at the beginning
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Never a dull moment
26 June 2001 | by jann-6See all my reviews

This is a highly suspenseful, almost Hitchcockian tale, with excellent performances from the stars. Barbara Stanwyck was always excellent in this kind of role; she's better here than in "Sorry, Wrong Number". And Bogart seems truly menacing as the psychotic artist. Also noteworthy is the performance of Ann Carter as Bogart's young daughter. She was a child actress with a very mature and sophisticated quality about her, in fact she reminded me very much of Patty McCormack, who would play the evil Rhoda in "The Bad Seed" several years later. There's never a dull moment in this 99 minute thriller.


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