Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
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.
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 ... ...
I can be very objectionable.
When Louise is brought into the hospital, Dr Willard examines her and says to another doctor that she's "beautiful, intelligent, and frustrated". However, she's in a coma so he has no way of knowing if she's intelligent or frustrated.
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