Jessica Tandy

  • Zoltan Korda – A Woman’s Vengeance (1948)

    1941-1950DramaFilm NoirUSAZoltan Korda

    Country squire Henry Maurier is patient with his wife Emily, a neurotic invalid, but her brother surprises Henry with his young mistress Doris. The same night, Emily dies of her chronic heart disease, and Henry promptly marries Doris, to the chagrin of neighbor Janet Spence, who loves him. When a post-mortem shows that Emily’s death was precipitated by arsenic, Henry is placed on trial for his life. But is he guilty?Read More »

  • Henry Hathaway – The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel (1951)

    1951-1960ClassicsHenry HathawayWar

    Field Marshal Erwin Rommel (James Mason) leads the German troops against the Allied forces in World War II. Rommel’s virtuosity on the battlefield makes him a national hero and earns the begrudging respect of his foes, but his tactics also infuriate Adolf Hitler. Rommel’s close friend Dr. Strölin (Cedric Hardwicke) asks him to take part in a plan to assassinate the Führer; when Hitler learns of Rommel’s involvement in the scheme, the field marshal is given a chilling ultimatum.Read More »

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