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In Victorian London, young Adelaide is born into luxury, but marries starving artist Henry. His alcoholism and their lack of money lead to many quarrels. During one such fight, Henry slips down a flight of stairs and dies. A neighbor, Mrs. Mounsey, is the only witness, and she blackmails the young widow by threatening to tell the cops that Adelaide killed her husband. Luckily, lawyer Gilbert swoops in to help Adelaide.

  1. Jean Negulesco

    Director

  2. Margery Sharp

    Novel

  3. Ring Lardner, Jr.

    Screenplay

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  1. Dana Andrews

    Dana Andrews

    Henry Lambert / Gilbert Lauderdale

  2. Maureen O'Hara

    Maureen O'Hara

    Adelaide 'Addie' Culver

  3. Sybil Thorndike

    Sybil Thorndike

    Mrs. 'The Sow' Mounsey

  4. Fay Compton

    Fay Compton

    Mrs. Culver

  5. A.E. Matthews

    A.E. Matthews

    Mr. Bly

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The Forbidden Street
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Original Title Britannia Mews

Status Released

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  • May 3, 1949
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

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