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The Other Love (1947)

Passed | | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance | 14 May 1947 (USA)
Seriously ill, concert pianist Karen Duncan is admitted to a Swiss sanitorium. Despite being attracted to Dr Tony Stanton she ignores his warnings of possibly fatal consequences unless she ... See full summary »

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André De Toth (as Andre de Toth)

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Ladislas Fodor (screenplay), Harry Brown (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Barbara Stanwyck ... Karen Duncan
David Niven ... Dr. Anthony Stanton
Richard Conte ... Paul Clermont
Gilbert Roland ... Croupier
Joan Lorring ... Celestine Miller
Lenore Aubert ... Yvonne Dupré
Maria Palmer ... Huberta
Natalie Schafer ... Dora Shelton
Edward Ashley ... Richard Shelton
Richard Hale ... Professor Linnaker
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Seriously ill, concert pianist Karen Duncan is admitted to a Swiss sanitorium. Despite being attracted to Dr Tony Stanton she ignores his warnings of possibly fatal consequences unless she rests completely. Rather, she opts for a livelier time in Monte Carlo with dashing Paul Clermont. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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What Woman Dares LIVE The Other Love...What Man Dares GIVE The Other Love! See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 May 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Man Killer See more »

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Enterprise Productions See more »
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Mono (Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Rereleased in 1953 under the title "Man Killer." See more »

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When Stanton is talking to Linnaker, his position in relation to Linnaker changes between shots. See more »

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Opening credits prologue: SWITZERLAND See more »

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Referenced in Lolita (1997) See more »

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Short of a classic
2 December 2012 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

In The Other Love Barbara Stanwyck steps into territory that was reserved for Margaret Sullavan, Hollywood's all time champion of essaying roles in bittersweet romances. Two films of her's, Three Comrades and The Mortal Storm bare no small resemblance to The Other Love. Especially the former since it also was taken from a Erich Maria Remarque story.

But Three Comrades had Frank Borzage directing it and that was the man for these films. His touch on bittersweet romances is as apparent and obvious as Alfred Hitchcock with suspense. This film would have raised a few notches in ratings had he directed it. And of course Sullavan would have aced the part of the tubercular heroine.

As it is Stanwyck is not bad in the role of a patient of Dr. David Niven at a Swiss sanitarium for tuberculosis. Niven is having a lot of trouble keeping his professional decorum with Stanwyck, but the doctor does win over the potential lover. Stanwyck doesn't realize how sick she is just as Sullavan didn't realize it in Three Comrades. She's a classical concert pianist and the enforced rest is rusting her technique.

The first chance she gets she runs off with racing driver Richard Conte who she doesn't tell how sick she is. But in the end Conte proves to be a stand-up guy.

There is also a very touching performance from Joan Lorring as a singer who is also a patient in the sanitarium. Her death just about pushes Stanwyck over the edge.

Barbara and the cast acquit themselves well, but Frank Borzage could have made The Other Love a classic.


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