Ingrid bergman won her first Academy Award®* as Paula, doubting her sanity while clinging to it. Fellow oscar® nominee Charles Boyer skillfully plays against type as smoothly evil Gregory. Footsteps sound from a sealed-off attic. Mysterious events only vulnerable young Paula sees and hears make her fear she's losing her mind exactly what treacherous spouse Gregory hopes.
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Kirk douglas gives a magnetic, who turns talent, Oscar®-nominated performance as Shields, charisma and ruthlessness into film success, stomping on careers and creating enemies along the way.
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