Harriet Craig

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"What Was Harriet Craig's Lie?"
  • Approved
  • 1950
  • 1 hr 34 min
  • 7.3  (2,236)

Harriet Craig is a 1950 drama film starring Joan Crawford, Wendell Corey, and Lucile Watson. The movie revolves around the life of Harriet Craig, a controlling and manipulative woman who is married to a successful lawyer named Walter Craig. Harriet is someone who likes to have everything under her control, and she considers herself the perfect wife. However, her manipulative and controlling nature begins to take a toll on her relationships with people around her.

The movie begins with Harriet being shown as an ideal wife, who has turned her home into a perfect sanctuary. The house is spotless, everything is in order, and Harriet seems to be in control of everything. She has a perfect life with her husband, Walter, and her mother-in-law, Mrs. Frazier, who adores her. However, as the movie progresses, it becomes evident that things are not as perfect as they seem.

Harriet's controlling nature soon starts to affect her relationship with her husband. She becomes obsessed with maintaining her control over him and starts to interfere in his work life. She is very possessive of him and feels threatened when he receives attention from other women. She even goes to the extent of trying to sabotage his work relationships.

Harriet's manipulative nature is also evident in her interactions with her mother-in-law, Mrs. Frazier. She tries to control her by not letting her have any say in household matters. Her constant criticism and manipulation cause Mrs. Frazier's health to deteriorate.

One day, Walter's friend, Wes, comes to visit. Harriet sees him as a threat to her control over Walter and manipulates him into leaving. However, this incident ends up leading to a series of events that force Harriet to confront her true nature. She realizes that she has been controlling and manipulating everyone around her, and that her actions have affected the people she loves.

The movie ends with Harriet finally coming to terms with her true nature and apologizing to the people she has hurt. She also realizes that her desire for control has caused her to lose sight of what is truly important in life.

Joan Crawford delivers a stellar performance as Harriet Craig. She portrays the character's controlling and manipulative nature with such finesse that it is hard to see her as anything but Harriet. Wendell Corey plays the role of Walter Craig, Harriet's husband, with great poise and balance. Lucile Watson's performance as Mrs. Frazier is also noteworthy.

Overall, Harriet Craig is a well-crafted drama that delves into the complexities of human relationships. It is a movie that makes you question how much control is too much control and showcases the consequences of being manipulative and controlling. The movie is a must-watch for anyone who enjoys thought-provoking dramas.

Harriet Craig is a 1950 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 34 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3.

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    1 hr 34 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (2,236)