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Dark Waters (1944)





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In this film, heiress Leslie Calvin has a neurotic aversion to water. Preying upon Leslie's fears, the conniving Mr. Sydney, 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 inheritance.

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Merle Oberon
as Leslie Calvin
Thomas Mitchell
as Mr. Sydney
Franchot Tone
as Dr. George Grover
Fay Bainter
as Aunt Emily
John Qualen
as Uncle Norbert
Rex Ingram
as Pearson Jackson
Odette Myrtil
as Mama Boudreaux
Eugene Borden
as Papa Boudreaux
Alan Napier
as Dr. Winters
Rita Beery
as the Nurse
Gigi Perreau
as Boudreaux Girl
Paul E. Burns
as Station Agent
Peter Miles
as Boudreaux Boy
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A hallucinatory jigsaw puzzle set in the deep swamps of 1940s Louisiana that becomes a perfect breeding ground for nourish shadows and deceptive wordplay.

February 23, 2011 | Full Review…

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