The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry (Guilty of Murder?)
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The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry (Guilty of Murder?)
Fabric designer Harry Quincey (George Sanders) has the unhappy task of caring for his tiresome unmarried sisters, Lettie (Geraldine Fitzgerald) and Hester (Moyna MacGill). When Harry falls in love with Deborah Brown (Ella Raines), Hester is delighted, but Lettie smolders with jealousy. Upset at Lettie 's opposition, Harry would like nothing better than to do her in. Does he? And what has really happened here? When originally presented on Broadway, Thomas Job's play Uncle Harry utilized a complex flashback technique in unfolding its story, which was capped by a grimly ironic ending.… More

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"Had it ended two minutes earlier, it would have been a considerably more successful film. Like many Hollywood dramas of the 1940s, it stumbles during its dismount."
‑ Jeremy Heilman,
"Couched in snapshots of provincial America as fond and sardonic as any in Shadow of a Doubt"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"Darkly poignant while remaining on message."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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