Convicted murderess Valerie Carns (Ann Blyth) is being transported to Norwich to be executed when a flood strands her and her guards at a convent hospital. Nurse Sister Mary (Claudette ... See full summary »
The naive Evelyn Warren, elected shool-teacher of the year by Time Magazine, goes to Las Vegas, where she loses a lot of money. In order to pay her debts, casino-manager Matt Braddock asks ... See full summary »
Father Fulton prepares to abandon his vocation despite pleas from Father Arnoux. Then a series of seemingly miracles occur including to the young Terri. Fulton has his doubts and wonders about the role of Dr. Morrell.
A Los Angeles socialite kills a man while home alone one night and claims he was an intruder she did not know. It seems like a clear case of self defense until the story hits the papers and people connected to the dead man come forward.
14 years earlier Claudette Colbert starred in the movie "Imitation of Life" - with prominent scenes on a balcony with nearly the same view onto the Queensboro bridge. Imitation of Life was later remade into the more famous 1959 version, by the same director of Sleep, My Love, Douglas Sirk. See more »
At 56:34 when Claudette Colbert gets out on the balcony the Queensboro bridge is visible on the right side of her house, while at 58:10 and all other shots from the balcony the bridge is seen on the left side. See more »
We've got a lot, but we haven't got everything. I want what she's got - all of it. I want her house, her name, her man. And I want them now. Tonight.
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A man plots his wife's demise while his lover waits impatiently. It treads familiar territory, with the story a variation of "Gaslight." However, it's a lot of fun, thanks to a good cast, a fast pace, and an engaging script. Colbert and Ameche collaborate for the third time ("Midnight" being the best) while Cummings plays a character similar to the one he later played in "Dial M for Murder." The tension is nicely balanced with touches of humor, with Johnson providing most of the comic relief. Before he became known for directing a series of melodramas in the 1950s, Sirk dabbled in some film noir, and this is his best, a big improvement over the previous year's "Lured."
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