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Leave Her to Heaven


Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price View All


John M. Stahl (Director), Jo Swerling (Screenplay) View All

Released: Dec. 19th, 1945
Runtime: 1 hour, 50 minutes
A young novelist, Richard Harland, meets beautiful Ellen Berent on a train where they fall in love and are soon married. When tragedies take first his handicapped young brother, then his unborn son from him, Harland gradually realises that his wife's insane jealousy may be the cause of the tragedies in his life. Yet another shock awaits them all, as Ellen's emotions become uncontrollable.
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The first hint is when Ellen and Richard first meet and she can't stop staring at him...we think it's because she's recognized his face from the dust jacket on the book, but it's because she claims he bears an uncanny resemblance to her late father.
Citizen Rules
Slowly there's a growing sense that something is amiss with Ellen (Gene Tierney)...but she's so beautiful in another worldly way, that we're drawn to her like a moth to a flame.