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"Leave Her to Heaven"

Books and Plays into Film

  • CostFree

This film is a stylish psychological thriller starring Gene Tierney as Ellen, the stunningly beautiful wife of handsome writer Richard Harland, played by Cornel Wilde. Ellen panics as her perfect marriage unravels and Harland's work and invalid brother demand more and more of his attention. Her husband becomes unnerved by her compulsive and jealous behavior. When the people close to him are murdered or placed in danger, it is obvious that this dream marriage has become a full-fledged nightmare. Based on the best-selling novel by Ben Ames Williams. Viewers are invited to discuss the book and film after the screening. Copies of the book are available in the library’s book and eBook collections.

 

 


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