August 3, 2010

Shadow on the Wall

Shadow on the Wall is a 1950 mystery film starring Ann Sothern, Zachary Scott, Gigi Perreau and Nancy Davis. It is based on the novel Death in the Doll's House by Lawrence P. Bachmann and Hannah Lees.
Brief Synopsis:

A child is left mute by the sight of her stepmother's murder. Runtime Listing: 84 mins.
Color/BW: Black and White
Sound: Mono (Western Electric Sound Syste

Plot summary
Child Susan Starrling (Gigi Perreau) is the sole witness to a killing, but the shock causes her to suffer amnesia about the event. Her father David (Zachary Scott) is convicted of first degree murder of his wife. However, psychiatrist Caroline Cranford (Nancy Davis) is convinced she can cure the young girl and begins to suspect that another person is guilty.

Cast
Ann Sothern as Dell Faring
Zachary Scott as David I. Starrling
Gigi Perreau as Susan Starrling
Nancy Davis as Dr. Caroline Cranford
Kristine Miller as Celia Starrling
John McIntire as Pike Ludwell
Tom Helmore as Crane Weymouth
Helen Brown as Miss Burke
Barbara Billingsley as Olga

Shadow on the Wall op Wikipedia

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