Reviewed in the United States on October 21, 2015. We promise to never spam you, and just use your email address to identify you as a valid customer. Good price, arrived earlier than stated. Driven to find another unsuspecting spouse; he discovers that his new bride, a widow, is no fool. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Gilbert also uses Wellesian deep focus framing of the couple, for an expressionist effect. However Bogarde's next intended victim, his new wife Margaret Lockwood is a lot more resistant to his charms. Things are complicated by Lockwood being the aggressor, but as we see she is no fool, it becomes a game of outwitting. The inheritance is a myth. Reviewed in the United States on November 4, 2017, Reviewed in the United States on November 17, 2014. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. I bought this for my mother who was thrilled because it was filmed near where my parents lived & shows their cottage. Surprise! And a wonderful surprise twist ending too. This will not play on most DVD players sold in the U.S., U.S. After an investigation results in a decision of 'accidental death', our crafty killer discovers that his late wife's 'fortune' is not what he thought it was. When she tells him that she intends to keep her accounts separate from his, he is driven to contemplate murder once again. The suggestion that Washbourne remains some sort of accomplice to Bogarde's actions and his confidante, with her symbolic rocking chair prefiguring Mrs Bates in Psycho, doesn' make sense since there was no hint that his wife was in on her own demise, even though we see that Bogarde enshrines her bedroom. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Dirk Bogarde, Margaret Lockwood, Kay Walsh, Kathleen Harrison, Robert Flemyng, Reviewed in the United States on November 9, 2017, Reviewed in the United States on September 14, 2020. Just exactly as advertised on line. Excellent. A British fortune-hunter playboy is killing his rich wives in order to inherit their wealth. Achat Cast A Dark Shadow [Dvd] à prix bas sur Rakuten. I liked 2 of Green's lines. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Really good kind of spooky "thriller'. It's actually extremely funny and I wanted Dirk to get away with it and go off with Kay Walsh, who was lovely. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Every character, every scene, and the creepy scary story as well. Thus Bogarde sets his sights on barkeeper Margaret Lockwood, whom he knows to be heavily insured. The entire cast was excellent but particularly Bogarde. There's a problem loading this menu right now. At the wedding of Lockwood and Bogarde is told "You've landed the fish but don't forget who supplied the chips". We begin with Dirk Bogarde as the irresistably named Teddy Bare, married to an older woman, who he kills for the inheritance. La raison ? And in response to Bogarde's anger at Lockwood invading Washbourne's bedroom, she says "If he had any more wives, I'd have to sleep in the bathroom". In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. The murder occurs offscreen, with the camera moving to a curtain fluttering in front of an open window. Click the button below to add the Cast A Dark Shadow (1955) DVD to your wish list. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. However Gilbert gives Bogarde a nicely conceived partially shadowed face when he is confronted with his past as motivation, and whilst the end may bear a hole, we're still willing to go along with it. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 15, 2020. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 13, 2020. Bogarde does smarmy very well and practises his dark side which will reach its peak as Barrett in The Servant, but here chews the furniture in the final act. All prices are in USD. Unable to add item to List. Gilbert presents Bogarde as threatening from the opening where his wife (the touching Mona Washbourne) screams and he glowers as they ride the ghost train at an amusement park. With Dirk Bogarde, Margaret Lockwood, Kay Walsh, Kathleen Harrison. Et plus précisément dans la catégorie DVD Zone 2 de notre univers Vidéo. Territories, Canada, and Bermuda. Compelling plot from start to finish. Nice shots of 50s Brighton. Learn more about DVD region specifications. Sitemap |. A fine entertainment but not a patch on Hitchcock's Suspicion, by way of Francis Iles, even with its cop-out ending, and that is minor Hitchcock. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 3, 2015. Margaret Lockwood good, but a bit annoying with that laugh. This film based on a play called Murder Mistaken by Janet Green is directed with pace by Lewis Gilbert, and only reveals it's stage origins at the climax when the cast yell at each other. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. I've never been much of a Margaret Lockwood fan but she's a revelation here and steals the show. Reviewed in the United States on August 19, 2017, This DVD is in a format that cannot play on US machines, Reviewed in the United States on March 16, 2001. Wish I could find more like this! But Lockwood is possessed of a naturally suspicious nature, making Bogarde's second murder plot a bit more delicate than his first. When Kay Walsh enters after Lockwood becomes the new Mrs Bare, and appears to be Lockwood's successor, the stage is set for a venomous triangle. Please try again. Love it, proper old fashioned black and white film. Be the first to review this product! Dirk Bogarde digressed from his usual lightweight image to portray a smarmy murderer in Cast a Dark Shadow. The inheritance is a myth. The Queen of Spades (Special Edition) [Blu-ray], Hammer Film Noir Collector's Set (Bad Blonde / Blackout / The Gambler and the Lady / Heat Wave / Man Bait / Stolen Face). Thus Bogarde sets his sights on barkeeper Margaret Lockwood, whom he knows to be heavily insured. Jolly good fun from the always reliable Lewis Gilbert with an excellent cast. See other DVD options under “Other Formats & Versions”.
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