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Cast a Dark Shadow
Dirk Bogarde stars as schizoid gold digger Edward Bare in Lewis Gilbert's edgy thriller CAST A DARK SHADOW. After murdering his wealthy wife (Mona Washbourne) and making her death look like an accident, Bare is crushed to learn that he has been written out of her will. Unable to maintain his classy lifestyle, Bare marries another older rich woman, the coquettish Freda Jeffries (Margaret Lockwood). After several foiled attempts to embezzle Freda's money, Edward develops a strange fondness for her, making his plans to murder her seem all the more twisted. In spite of its grave theme,… More

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"This woman-in-peril thriller is well acted, but director Lewis Gilbert fails to draw much tension from the perilous setup situation."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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