Lightning Strikes Twice

Lightning Strikes Twice

Director: King Vidor

Cast: King Vidor, Richard Todd, Ruth Roman, Mercedes McCambridge

     
 
In Lightning Strikes Twice, Ruth Roman stars a Shelley Carnes, a stage actress who champions the cause of Richard Trevelyan (Richard Todd), whom she believes has been falsely accused of murdering his wife. Freed on a technicality, Trevelyan is nonetheless adjudged guilty in the court of public opinion. Carnes stands by her man, eventually marrying him. On the

Overview

In Lightning Strikes Twice, Ruth Roman stars a Shelley Carnes, a stage actress who champions the cause of Richard Trevelyan (Richard Todd), whom she believes has been falsely accused of murdering his wife. Freed on a technicality, Trevelyan is nonetheless adjudged guilty in the court of public opinion. Carnes stands by her man, eventually marrying him. On the wedding night, however, it appears that Carnes has made a horrible mistake. It won't be long before she, too, will fall into the clutches of a killer--but is it Trevelyan? Based on a novel by Margaret Echard, Lightning Strikes Twice is given novelty value through its unique setting: instead of taking place in the standard Big City, the events transpire in the wide-open spaces of Texas. Of the supporting actors, Mercedes McCambridge stands out as a woman scorned, while Zachary Scott does his usual as a lazy playboy.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/01/2009
UPC:
0883316204016
Original Release:
1951
Rating:
NR
Source:
Warner Archives
Presentation:
[B&W, Full Frame]
Time:
1:31:00
Sales rank:
42,905

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Richard Todd Richard Trevelyan
Ruth Roman Shelley Carnes
Mercedes McCambridge Liza McStringer
Zachary Scott Harvey Turner
Frank Conroy J.D. Nolan
Kathryn Givney Myra Nolan
Rhys Williams Father Paul
Darryl Hickman String
Nacho Galindo Pedro
Walter Catlett Actor

Technical Credits
King Vidor Director
Douglas Bacon Art Director
Henry Blanke Producer
Lenore J. Coffee Screenwriter
Sidney Hickox Cinematographer
Thomas Reilly Editor
Leah Rhodes Costumes/Costume Designer
Max Steiner Score Composer

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