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Lady Possessed (1952)

Approved | | Mystery, Romance, Thriller | 26 January 1952 (USA)
In a London nursing home, Jean Wilson, a happily-married American woman, while in a state of self-consciousness, hears Jimmy Del Palma, angrily berate the hospital management for the ... See full summary »

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Pamela Mason (story "Del Plama") (as Pamela Kellino), Pamela Mason (screenplay) (as Pamela Kellino) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
James Mason ... Jimmy Del Palma
June Havoc ... Jean Wilson
Stephen Dunne ... Tom Wilson
Fay Compton ... Mme. Brune
Pamela Mason ... Sybil (as Pamela Kellino)
Steven Geray ... Dr. Stepanek
Diana Graves Diana Graves ... Medium
Odette Myrtil ... Mrs. Burrows
Eileen Erskine ... Violet
John Monaghan John Monaghan ... Dave (as John P. Monaghan)
Vivian Bonnell ... Calypso Singer (as Enid Mosier)
Judy Osborne Judy Osborne ... Secretary (as Judy Osborn)
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Storyline

In a London nursing home, Jean Wilson, a happily-married American woman, while in a state of self-consciousness, hears Jimmy Del Palma, angrily berate the hospital management for the out-dated treatment used on his wife, who dies a bit later. When she is well again, Jean rents the former home of Del Palma, a famous concert pianist, and his late wife. Not knowing why, she begins to fall in love with the absent man and on hearing about his wife's death, dreams of taking her place. Her dream comes to close to becoming reality. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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LOVE...that fed on darkness and fear!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 January 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Adultera senza peccato See more »

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Production Co:

Portland Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Connections

Referenced in James Mason: The Star They Loved to Hate (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

More Wonderful Than These
Lyrics by William Spier
Music by Kay Thompson
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The 43 Year Old James Mason
31 October 2003 | by Single-Black-MaleSee all my reviews

Having caught the attention of Hollywood in 'Odd Man Out' (I don't know why), James Mason was shipped across the pond to appear in films like these and act alongside some of the studios finest actresses. This film was not worth the flight.


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