Repeat Performance (1947)

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On New Year's Eve 1946, Sheila Page kills her husband Barney. She wishes that she could relive 1946 and avoid the mistakes that she made throughout the year. Her wish comes true but cheating fate proves more difficult than she anticipated.


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  • Richard Basehart and Joan Leslie in Repeat Performance (1947)
  • Virginia Field and Louis Hayward in Repeat Performance (1947)
  • Richard Basehart in Repeat Performance (1947)
  • Repeat Performance (1947)
  • Louis Hayward and Joan Leslie in Repeat Performance (1947)
  • Richard Basehart and Joan Leslie in Repeat Performance (1947)

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25 March 2006 | jmucci-1
8
| A lost gem
I was given a copy of this film on 16mm and watched it with great curiosity for years without really knowing what it was. Why it has not been put onto DVD I don't know, but hope that it will soon. The premise of a woman wishing she had a year to live over again is not new, but is given a poignant treatment here, and is quite believable. Richard Basehart as a poet is really a fine performance, even an heroic one. Top it off, the music is written by George (Ballet Mecanique) Antheil, an idol of mine that I had no idea had scored this film--and it is quite a nice score at that, with a pounding climax that must have had everyone on the edge of their seat.

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