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She Waits (1972)

A murdered woman seeks revenge, possesses her husband's new wife.

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Delbert Mann

Writer:

Art Wallace
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Cast

Cast overview:
Patty Duke ... Laura Wilson
David McCallum ... Mark Wilson
Dorothy McGuire ... Sarah Wilson
Lew Ayres ... Dr. Sam Carpenter
Beulah Bondi ... Mrs. Medina
James T. Callahan ... David Brody (as James Callahan)
Nelson Olmsted ... Antique Dealer Kurawicz
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A murdered woman seeks revenge, possesses her husband's new wife.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 January 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ella está esperando See more »

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

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1.33 : 1
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She Rates ********
25 December 2002 | by Prof_LostiswitzSee all my reviews

I've just watched this movie twice; gorgeous visuals, really moody soundtrack. And this from a cheap TV movie starring Patty Duke! The story concerns a new bride arriving at her husband's family abode, to be unnerved by the possibility that she might be in danger of being possessed by the spirit of his deceased former wife. Patty Duke and "The Man From UNCLE" (McCallum) do a great job of acting, given the bad lines they have to deliver.

And there's the problem = the dialogue is stunningly trite and obvious, no better than a daytime soap-opera. Pretend the characters are speaking a foreign language you can't understand, and you'll get a good frisson as the mood of this drama envelopes you. Don't turn off the sound, the music works perfectly.

I Rate it at eight stars = two being deducted because of the dialogue.


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