Dishonored Lady

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"Unbridled passion . . . scandal . . . murder!"
  • Approved
  • 1947
  • 1 hr 25 min
  • 6.4  (1,640)

Dishonored Lady is a dramatic film noir released in 1947, starring Hedy Lamarr, Dennis O'Keefe, and John Loder. The movie is directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Hunt Stromberg. The story revolves around the character of Madeleine Damien, played by Hedy Lamarr, an accomplished and successful New York City magazine editor whose life is turned upside down when she finds herself being accused of murdering a man who had been harassing her. As the investigation unfolds, Madeleine's past begins to surface, and the case becomes increasingly complicated.

Dishonored Lady explores themes such as societal expectations of women, mental illness, and the corruptness of the legal system. The film is well-paced, with suspenseful moments that keep the audience engaged, and a few unexpected twists and turns along the way.

Hedy Lamarr delivers an excellent performance as the troubled and conflicted Madeleine, who is haunted by her past and trying desperately to escape her former life. Dennis O'Keefe plays her love interest, psychiatrist Dr. David Cousins, who initially scoffs at Madeleine's claims of innocence but becomes increasingly invested in her case as the truth begins to unravel. John Loder plays Felix Courtland, the man whose murder Madeleine is accused of committing. He delivers an intriguing performance, simultaneously sinister and compelling.

The supporting cast of the film adds depth to the story, particularly the character of Ann, played by Margaret Hamilton. Ann is Madeleine's loyal secretary, who plays a crucial role in the investigation and provides a moral compass for Madeleine throughout the film.

The cinematography throughout the movie is excellent, particularly in the scenes that are shot in New York City's gritty streets and seedy bars. The costume design and set decoration help to transport the audience back to the 1940s, with classic Hollywood glamour and style.

Overall, Dishonored Lady is a must-watch film for fans of film noir who appreciate a well-told story with compelling characters and unexpected twists. Hedy Lamarr delivers a standout performance, and the film is an excellent showcase of her talents as an actress. The themes explored in the movie are still relevant today, making it a story that remains timeless.

Dishonored Lady is a 1947 crime movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 25 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4.

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    1 hr 25 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (1,640)