The Dark Wave

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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 date
  • 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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