My Forbidden Past

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"SHE's the kind of woman that made NEW ORLEANS famous!"
  • R
  • 1951
  • 1 hr 10 min
  • 6.1  (930)

Robert Mitchum and Ava Gardner are star-crossed lovers in this steamytale of a woman scorned, set in 1890s New Orleans. Wrongly believingBarbara Beaurevel (Gardner) had stood him up on the eve of theirelopement, Dr. Mark Lucas (Mitchum) has returned from South Africaaccompanied by Corinne (Janis Carter), a woman he married on therebound. Determined to win him back, Barbara bribes her cousin (MelvinDouglas) to break up the marriage, coldblooded scheme that ends in deathand the doctor suspected of murder. Based on Polan Banks' 1947 novel,Carriage Entrance, My Forbidden Past was directed by Robert Stevenson(Jane Eyre) and features the first and only teaming of Mitchum andGardner. Borrowed from M-G-M, Gardner was one of Hollywood's mostravishing stars, her earthy sensuality combining with Mitchum'ssmoldering cool to create a rare on-screen chemistry that still sizzles today.

My Forbidden Past
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Robert Mitchum and Ava Gardner are star-crossed lovers in this steamytale of a woman scorned, set in 1890s New Orleans. Wrongly believingBarbara Beaurevel (Gardner) had stood him up on the eve of theirelopement, Dr. Mark Lucas (Mitchum) has returned from South Africaaccompanied by Corinne (Janis Carter), a woman he married on therebound. Determined to win him back, Barbara bribes her cousin (MelvinDouglas) to break up the marriage, coldblooded scheme that ends in deathand the doctor suspected of murder. Based on Polan Banks' 1947 novel,Carriage Entrance, My Forbidden Past was directed by Robert Stevenson(Jane Eyre) and features the first and only teaming of Mitchum andGardner. Borrowed from M-G-M, Gardner was one of Hollywood's mostravishing stars, her earthy sensuality combining with Mitchum'ssmoldering cool to create a rare on-screen chemistry that still sizzles today.

My Forbidden Past is a 1951 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 10 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1.

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  • Release Date
    1951
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 10 min
  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (930)