Fanny by Gaslight (Man of Evil)
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Fanny by Gaslight (Man of Evil)
In this period drama from England, Fanny Hopwood (Phyllis Calvert), upon graduating from finishing school, returns to her family's home in London. However, bad luck awaits her at nearly every turn. After her father is killed in a fist fight by the aristocratic but dastardly Lord Manderstoke (James Mason), whose social standing saves him from prosecution, Fanny learns that he was not in fact her real father, and that she is actually the bastard daughter of a member of Parliament. Shortly after this revelation, Fanny's mother dies, and Fanny receives yet another shock when she learns… More

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"If it's Victorian melodrama you're after, the movie does its best to fulfil your needs."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
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