Shadow of a Doubt
- Original title
Shadow of a Doubt
- Running time
- 108 min.
- United States
Thornton Wilder, Alma Reville, Sally Benson (Plot: Gordon McDonell)
Joseph A. Valentine (B&W)
Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey, Henry Travers, Patricia Collinge, Hume Cronyn, Wallace Ford, Edna May Wonacott, Charles Bates, Irving Bacon, Clarence Muse, Janet Shaw, Estelle Jewell, Eily Malyon, Ethel Griffies
Film noir. Mystery. Thriller | Crime. Serial Killers
- Synopsis / Plot
- Charlotte 'Charlie' Newton is bored with her quiet life at home with her parents and her younger sister. She wishes something exciting wold happen and knows exactly what they need: a visit from her sophisticated and much traveled uncle Charlie Oakley, her mother's younger brother. Imagine her delight when, out of the blue, they receive a telegram from uncle Charlie announcing that he is coming to visit them for awhile. Charlie Oakley creates quite a stir and charms the ladies club as well as the bank president where his brother-in-law works. Young Charlie begins to notice some odd behavior on his part, such as cutting out a story in the local paper about a man who marries and then murders rich widows. When two strangers appear asking questions about him, she begins to imagine the worse about her dearly beloved uncle Charlie.
: Nominated for Oscar: Best Story
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