Nora Prentiss


Quiet, organised Dr Talbot meets nightclub singer Nora Prentiss when she is slightly hurt in a street accident. Despite her misgivings they become heavily involved and Talbot finds he is faced with the choice of leaving Nora or divorcing his wife. When a patient expires in his office, a third option seems to present itself.

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  1. Paul Webster


  2. Jack Sobell


  3. N. Richard Nash


  4. Vincent Sherman


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  1. Ann Sheridan

    Ann Sheridan

    Nora Prentiss

  2. Kent Smith

    Kent Smith

    Dr. Richard Talbot aka Robert Thompson

  3. Bruce Bennett

    Bruce Bennett

    Dr. Joel Merriam

  4. Robert Alda

    Robert Alda

    Phil Dinardo, Cafe Owner

  5. Rosemary DeCamp

    Rosemary DeCamp

    Lucy Talbot

  6. John Ridgely

    John Ridgely

    Walter Bailey, Heart Patient

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 51m

Budget -

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Release Information

  • February 22, 1947



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A review by Steve

By Steve

Dr. Richard Talbot is bored with his hum drum life. His life has become routine. He shows up for work at the same time every day then heads home at six o'clock to a passionless wife and two kids. His life is forever changed when he treats a sexy night club singer after hours at his downtown office. First becoming friends, the couple quickly start an affair which eventually leads the previously up-tight Talbot to fake his own death and run off with the woman. Every move Talbot (played by Kent Smith who almost tops his performance is the noir/horror classic Cat People) makes following his decisio... read the rest.

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