Gaslight

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Overview

In the late 19th century, Paula Alquist is studying music in Italy, but ends up abandoning her classes because she's fallen in love with the gallant Gregory Anton. The couple marries and moves to England to live in a home inherited by Paula from her aunt, herself a famous singer, who was mysteriously murdered in the house ten years before. Once they have moved in, Gregory, who is in reality a jewel thief and the murderer of Paula's aunt, launches a campaign of terror designed to drive his new bride insane. Though Paula is certain that she sees the house's gaslights dim every evening and that there are strange noises coming from the attic, Gregory convinces Paula that she's imagining things. Gregory's efforts to make Paula unstable are aided by an impertinent maid, Nancy. Meanwhile, a Scotland Yard inspector, Brian Cameron, becomes suspicious of Gregory and sympathetic to Paula's plight.

Movie Data

Facts

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 54m

Budget $2,068,000.00

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • May 4, 1944
    Theatrical

Genres

Keywords

Cast 45

  1. Charles Boyer

    Charles Boyer
    Gregory Anton

  2. Ingrid Bergman

    Ingrid Bergman
    Paula Alquist

  3. Joseph Cotten

    Joseph Cotten
    Brian Cameron

  4. Dame May Whitty

    Dame May Whitty
    Miss Bessie Thwaites

  5. Angela Lansbury

    Angela Lansbury
    Nancy Oliver

  6. Barbara Everest

    Barbara Everest
    Elizabeth Tompkins

  7. TS

    Tom Stevenson
    Williams

  8. Heather Thatcher

    Heather Thatcher
    Lady Mildred Dalroy

  9. LG

    Lawrence Grossmith
    Lord Dalroy

  10. Halliwell Hobbes

    Halliwell Hobbes
    Mr. Muffin

  11. ER

    Emil Rameau
    Maestro Guardi

  12. JG

    Jakob Gimpel
    Pianist

  13. HA

    Harry Adams
    Policeman (uncredited)

  14. JN

    Joseph North
    Policeman (uncredited)

  15. LL

    Lassie Lou Ahern
    Young Girl (uncredited)

  16. JA

    John Ardizoni
    Cab Man (uncredited)

  17. AD

    Antonio D'Amore
    Cab Man (uncredited)

  18. JR

    Joseph Romantini
    Cab Man (uncredited)

  19. GZ

    Guy Zanette
    Cab Man (uncredited)

  20. Jack Kirk

    Jack Kirk
    Cab Driver (uncredited)

  21. FB

    Frank Baker
    Pedestrian (uncredited)

  22. WB

    Wilson Benge
    Pedestrian (uncredited)

  23. AB

    Arthur Blake
    Butler (uncredited)

  24. Lillian Bronson

    Lillian Bronson
    Lady (uncredited)

  25. LC

    Leonard Carey
    Guide (uncredited)

  26. Alec Craig

    Alec Craig
    Turnkey (uncredited)

  27. Helen Flint

    Helen Flint
    Franchette (uncredited)

  28. Gibson Gowland

    Gibson Gowland
    Servant (uncredited)

  29. Gary Gray

    Gary Gray
    Boy in Park with Nanny (uncredited)

  30. RG

    Roger Gray
    Stranger (uncredited)

  31. BH

    Bobby Hale
    Lamplighter (uncredited)

  32. JH

    Joy Harington
    Miss Laura Pritchard (uncredited)

  33. CM

    Charles McNaughton
    Wilkins (uncredited)

  34. Terry Moore

    Terry Moore
    Paula Alquist - Age 14 (uncredited)

  35. GN

    Georgie Nokes
    Boy (uncredited)

  36. TO

    Tarquin Olivier
    Boy in Museum (uncredited)

  37. Syd Saylor

    Syd Saylor
    Baggage Clerk (uncredited)

  38. AS

    Arthur Stone
    Durkin (uncredited)

  39. Morgan Wallace

    Morgan Wallace
    Fred Garrett (uncredited)

  40. EW

    Eric Wilton
    Valet (uncredited)

  41. EW

    Eustace Wyatt
    Budge (uncredited)

  42. Maude Fealy

    Maude Fealy
    Bit Part (uncredited)

  43. AF

    Al Ferguson
    Bit Part (uncredited)

  44. CM

    Clive Morgan
    Bit Part (uncredited)

  45. EP

    Elsie Prescott
    Bit Part (uncredited)

Crew 24

Art

  1. EB

    Edwin B. Willis
    Set Decoration

  2. Cedric Gibbons

    Cedric Gibbons
    Art Direction

  3. WF

    William Ferrari
    Assistant Art Director

Camera

  1. JR

    Joseph Ruttenberg
    Director of Photography

Costume & Make-Up

  1. JD

    Jack Dawn
    Makeup Designer

  2. Irene

    Irene
    Costume Design

  3. MH

    Marion Herwood Keyes
    Assistant Costume Designer

Crew

  1. WN

    Warren Newcombe
    Special Effects

  2. DO

Directing

  1. George Cukor

    George Cukor
    Director

  2. JG

    Jack Greenwood
    Assistant Director

Editing

  1. RE

Production

  1. AH
  2. EW

    Edward Woehler
    Unit Production Manager

Sound

  1. BK

    Bronislau Kaper
    Original Music Composer

  2. Douglas Shearer
  3. JE
  4. SC

    Sidney Cutner
    Orchestrator

  5. RF

    Robert Franklyn
    Orchestrator

  6. CS

    Conrad Salinger
    Orchestrator

Writing

  1. JV

    John Van Druten
    Screenplay

  2. WR

    Walter Reisch
    Screenplay

  3. JL

    John L. Balderston
    Screenplay

  4. PH

    Patrick Hamilton
    Theatre Play

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