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Possessed (1947)

Approved  |   |  Crime, Drama, Film-Noir


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After being found wandering the streets of Los Angeles, a severely catatonic woman tells a doctor the complex story of how she wound up there.


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  • Joan Crawford and Van Heflin in Possessed (1947)
  • Joan Crawford and Van Heflin in Possessed (1947)
  • Joan Crawford in Possessed (1947)
  • Joan Crawford in Possessed (1947)
  • Joan Crawford in Possessed (1947)

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Trivia

Star Joan Crawford and director Curtis Bernhardt spent time in real psychiatric wards in Santa Monica, Santa Barbara and Pasadena, observing mental patients as research for the film. On one of these visits, Crawford and Bernhardt witnessed, without asking permission, a woman ... ...


Quotes

Dr. Harvey Williard: It was pain that made her this way... only through greater pain and suffering beyond belief, can she get well again.


Goofs

During the opening sequence, while Louise is wandering the streets of Los Angeles, her shoes change from pumps to sling-backs and back again.

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Genres

Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller

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