The Dark Wave

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This article is about the 1956 film. For the music genre, see Dark Wave.
The Dark Wave
Directed by Jean Negulesco
Produced by John Healy
Written by Eugene Vale
Cinematography Charles G. Clarke
Distributed by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Release dates
  • June 1956 (1956-06)
Running time
23 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Dark Wave is a 1956 American short documentary film directed by Jean Negulesco about a young girl with severe epilepsy. It was nominated for two Academy Awards, one for Best Documentary Short and the other for Best Two-Reel Short.[1][2] The short stars Charles Bickford and features Nancy Davis, the actress who would later become First Lady of the United States Nancy Reagan.


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  1. ^ "NY Times: Devil Take Us". NY Times. Retrieved November 26, 2008. 
  2. ^ "The 29th Academy Awards (1957) Nominees and Winners". Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved August 21, 2011. 

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