Guest in the House

Guest in the House

Director: John Brahm

Cast: Anne Baxter, Ralph Bellamy, Aline MacMahon

     
 

A Guest in the House is an involving psychological melodrama, well directed and acted, concerning a young woman's obsessive love. Evelyn (Anne Baxter), an emotionally vulnerable and unstable woman, stays at the home of her doctor Dan Proctor (Scott McKay). There she meets and falls in love with his brother, Douglas (Ralph Bellamy), who is happily married to AnnSee more details below

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A Guest in the House is an involving psychological melodrama, well directed and acted, concerning a young woman's obsessive love. Evelyn (Anne Baxter), an emotionally vulnerable and unstable woman, stays at the home of her doctor Dan Proctor (Scott McKay). There she meets and falls in love with his brother, Douglas (Ralph Bellamy), who is happily married to Ann (Ruth Warrick). Evelyn then sets forth to break up the happy marriage and win the love of Douglas -- with tragic results. A Guest in the House directed by John Brahm, aided by Andre De Toth and Lewis Milestone, who are uncredited, is a sensitive, well-acted melodrama. Baxter gives a fine performance as the unstable young woman, who cannot overcome her obsessions. The fine musical score, composed by Werner Janssen, was nominated for an Academy Award.

Product Details

Release Date:
12/27/2005
UPC:
0089218494498
Original Release:
1945
Source:
Alpha Video
Presentation:
[B&W]
Time:
1:40:00
Sales rank:
53,970

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Anne Baxter Evelyn Heath
Ralph Bellamy Douglas Proctor
Aline MacMahon Aunt Martha
Ruth Warrick Ann Proctor
Scott McKay Dan Proctor
Jerome Cowan Mr. Hackett
Marie McDonald Miriam
Percy Kilbride John the Butler
Margaret Hamilton Hilda the Maid
Murray Alper Sgt. Kriven
John Archer Carter
Bob Bailey Cpl. Tate
Ray Collins Deckman West
Joann Dolan Lill Bird
Blake Edwards Soldier
William Eythe Quizz West
Toni Favor Sal Bird
George Mathews Sgt. Ruby
Dickie Moore Zip West
Connie Laird Shevlin
Ruth Nelson Nell West
Michael O'Shea Sgt. Mulveroy
Stanley Prager Glinka
Vincent Price Marion

Technical Credits
John Brahm Director
Ketti Frings Screenwriter
Lee Garmes Cinematographer
Walter A. Hannemann Editor
Werner Janssen Score Composer
James Newcom Editor
Nicolai Remisoff Production Designer
Hunt Stromberg Producer

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Guest in the House
1. Chapter 1 [9:41]
2. Chapter 2 [16:24]
3. Chapter 3 [11:01]
4. Chapter 4 [14:03]
5. Chapter 5 [11:38]
6. Chapter 6 [33:42]

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