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This Woman Is Dangerous (1952)

Approved | | Drama | 9 February 1952 (USA)
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A tough lady gangster learns that she will be totally blind within a week. She seeks help from the one eye surgeon who may be able to save her sight. In the process, he also causes her to ... See full summary »

Director:

Felix E. Feist (as Felix Feist)

Writers:

Daniel Mainwaring (screenplay) (as Geoffrey Homes), George Worthing Yates (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Joan Crawford ... Beth Austin
Dennis Morgan ... Dr. Ben Halleck
David Brian ... Matt Jackson
Richard Webb ... Franklin
Mari Aldon ... Ann Jackson
Philip Carey ... Will Jackson
Ian MacDonald ... Joe Grossland - Private Eye
Katherine Warren ... Mrs. Millican - Dr. Halleck's Nurse
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A tough lady gangster learns that she will be totally blind within a week. She seeks help from the one eye surgeon who may be able to save her sight. In the process, he also causes her to have a change of heart. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Part of her was Ritz - part of her was "racket" - all of her was exciting! Beth Austin---stylish dame with a stylish name---who lived by jungle law in a big city and clawed her way to where the money was...! See more »

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Tragédia do Meu Destino See more »

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Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The Burbank "mobile home park" seen early in this film was later used as a location for the 1954 Lucille Ball/Desi Arnaz vehicle The Long, Long Trailer. See more »

Goofs

One of the gangsters throws a booze bottle through the trailer window from the inside as the trailer is being towed down the road and of course shatters the picture window. In the next two scenes, as the trailer is being towed down the highway, the picture window is not broken. When the police officer stops the car and trailer the window is once again shattered. See more »

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Referenced in The Glass Wall (1953) See more »

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Crawford's final Warners film
27 December 2002 | by nickandrewSee all my reviews

This was Joan Crawford's final film under her Warner Brothers contract. She hated the film, but accepted it anyway to complete her agreement with the studio. It is not as bad as everyone thinks it is, but it is odd to see Joan as a lady gangster, going blind, and finding true love with the surgeon (Dennis Morgan) who restores her sight.


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