Dark Waters

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Leslie Calvin, the sole survivor of a submarine accident, goes to her relatives in order to recover emotionally. Unfortunately she encounters various scam artists led by Mr. Sydney who intend to kill her and steal the family assets. Dr. George Grover helps Leslie to defeat Sydney.

  1. Marian B. Cockrell


  2. André De Toth


  3. Joan Harrison


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  1. Merle Oberon

    Merle Oberon

    Leslie Calvin

  2. Franchot Tone

    Franchot Tone

    Dr. George Grover

  3. Thomas Mitchell

    Thomas Mitchell

    Mr. Sydney

  4. Fay Bainter

    Fay Bainter

    Aunt Emily

  5. Elisha Cook Jr.

    Elisha Cook Jr.


  6. John Qualen

    John Qualen

    Uncle Norbert

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • November 21, 1944



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A review by John Chard

By John Chard

Belleville Bedlam.

Dark Waters is directed by André De Toth and collectively written by Marian B. Cockrell, Joan Harrison, Arthur Horman, John Huston and Francis M. Cockrell. It stars Merle Oberon, Franchot Tone, Thomas Mitchell, Fay Bainter, Elisha Cook Jr., John Qualen and Rex Ingram. Music is by Miklós Rózsa and cinematography by John J. Mescall and Archie Stout.

After recovering from a traumatic boat incident that saw her parents killed, Leslie Calvin (Oberon) travels to the bayous of Louisiana to stay with her next of kin. But upon arrival it quickly becomes evident that nothing is... read the rest.

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