Dark Waters (1944)

Dark Waters





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Adapted from a Saturday Evening Post serial by Frank and Marian Cockrell, Dark Waters stars Merle Oberon as heiress Leslie Calvin, a woman with a neurotic aversion to water. This stems from the fact that in her childhood, Leslie was one of four survivors of a torpedoed steamship. Preying upon Leslie's fears, conniving Mr. Sydney (Thomas Mitchell), a guest at the Calvin family's Louisiana plantation, concocts a campaign of terror designed to drive the poor girl crazy so that he can claim her vast … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: James Smith, Joan Harrison, Arthur T. Horman, Marian Cockrell
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On DVD: Jun 1, 1999
Astor Pictures Corporation

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as Leslie Calvin

as Mr. Sydney

as Dr. George Grover

as Aunt Emily

as Uncle Norbert

as Pearson Jackson

as Mama Boudreaux

as Papa Boudreaux

as Dr. Winters

as the Nurse

as Boudreaux Girl

as Station Agent

as Boudreaux Boy
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