The Woman in White (1948 film)
|The Woman in White|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Peter Godfrey|
|Produced by||Henry Blanke|
|Written by||Wilkie Collins novel|
|Screenplay by||Stephen Morehouse Avery|
|Based on||The Woman in White (novel)|
|Music by||Max Steiner|
|Cinematography||Carl E. Guthrie|
|Edited by||Clarence Kolste|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros.|
|Running time||109 minutes|
The Woman in White is a 1948 film directed by Peter Godfrey and featuring Alexis Smith, Eleanor Parker, Sydney Greenstreet, and Gig Young. The production is based on Wilkie Collins' novel of the same name.
Count Alesandro Fosco (Sydney Greenstreet) then arrives. He explains that the woman must have been an escapee from a nearby asylum. Walter enters the house, where he meets Laura's beautiful cousin Marian (Alexis Smith), her nurse Mrs. Vesey (Emma Dunn) and her invalid uncle, Frederick (John Abbott).
Walter is strongly attracted to Laura but she marries her fiancé, Sir Percival Glyde (John Emery). But after the wedding, her personality changes, the servants are dismissed and she fears her husband simply wants her fortune.
The long-ago vanishing of Ann Catherick (Parker) comes to Walter's attention and she is the woman in white. But she is killed and now an attempt is made to drive Laura mad, even making her believe that she is actually Ann.
Laura is imprisoned in the asylum, but escapes. Fosco is stabbed by his wife, the countess, while Walter and Marian fall in love.
- Alexis Smith as Marian Halcombe
- Eleanor Parker as Laura Fairlie / Ann Catherick
- Sydney Greenstreet as Count Fosco
- Gig Young as Walter Hartright
- Agnes Moorehead as Countess Fosco
- John Abbott as Frederick Fairlie
- John Emery as Sir Percival Glyde
- Curt Bois as Louis
- Emma Dunn as Mrs. Vesey
- Matthew Boulton as Doctor Nevin
- Anita Sharp-Bolster as Mrs. Todd
- Clifford Brooke as Jepson
- Barry Bernard as Dimmock
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