Portrait in Black

Portrait in Black

Director: Michael Gordon Cast: Lana Turner, Anthony Quinn, Sandra Dee

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Overview

Wanting to be free of her crippled husband but not his enormous fortune, a glamorous wife talks her lover, who is also her spouse's personal physician, into injecting poison into the ailing industrialist. This crime melodrama chronicles the chain of events that leads to the murderous lovers' downfall. Though they successfully offed the husband, the two are not allowed to enjoy their new wealth and happiness for a letter sent to the wife reveals that someone knows about the crime. Believing that the anonymous author is her late-husbands investment advisor, the wife and her lover quickly dispatch him. When his body later turns up, another is blamed with the crime. Unfortunately, the villainous twosome, the accused is to marry the granddaughter of the deceased tycoon. Matters don't improve when the doctor/lover's conscience flares up and he decides to confess.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/31/2017
UPC: 0025192397516
Original Release: 1960
Source: Universal Mod
Time: 1:53:00
Sales rank: 36,259

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Lana Turner Sheila Cabot
Anthony Quinn Dr. David Rivera
Sandra Dee Catherine Cabot
John Saxon Blake Richards
Richard Basehart Howard Mason
Lloyd Nolan Matthew Cabot
Ray Walston Cob O'Brien
Virginia Grey Miss Lee
Anna May Wong Tani
Richard Norris Mr. Corbin
Paul Birch Detective
John Wengraf Dr. Kessler
Henry S. Quan Headwaiter
James Nolan 1st Detective
Robert Lieb Detective
John McNamara Minister
Charles P. Thompson Sid
George Womack Foreman
Harold Goodwin 1st Patrolman

Technical Credits
Michael Gordon Director
Miton Carruth Editor
Joseph E. Gershenson Musical Direction/Supervision
Ivan Goff Screenwriter
Julia Heron Set Decoration/Design
Ross Hunter Producer
Inez James Songwriter
Jean Louis Costumes/Costume Designer
Russell Metty Cinematographer
Buddy Pepper Songwriter
Richard H. Riedel Art Director
Ben Roberts Screenwriter
Frank Skinner Score Composer
Bud Westmore Makeup

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