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Status: Released

Runtime: 82

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Language: en

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5.8/10 (6 votes)


Edward "Teddy" Bare killed his first wife (making it look like an accident) hoping to claim her inheritance, only to discover she didn't have one. When another chance presents itself Bare plans to kill his next wife. But murder second time round is a bit more difficult.


What was in his heart... love... greed... or murder...


Director: Lewis Gilbert

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Dirk Bogarde

Dirk Bogarde
as Edward "Teddy" Bare

Margaret Lockwood

Margaret Lockwood
as Freda Jeffries

Kay Walsh

Kay Walsh
as Charlotte Young

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A review by John Chard

Anyone would think it was Bluebeard's chamber!

Cast a Dark Shadow is directed by Kewis Gilbert and adapted to screenplay by John Cresswell from the play Murder Mistaken written by Janet Green. It stars Dirk Bogarde, Margaret Lockwood, Kay Walsh, Kathleen Harrison and Robert Flemyng. Music is by Antony Hopkins and cinematography by Jack Asher.

Edward Bare (Bogarde) marries an older woman for money, murders her and finds that inheritance is not forthcoming. Setting his sights on another lady target, he gets more than he bargained for when he homes in on Freda Jeffries (Lockwood)...

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