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Temptation (1946)

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98 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

In a flashback, late-Victorian beauty Ruby, a divorcee with a shady past, calculatingly marries rich Egyptologist Nigel, who installs her at his Cairo estate while he digs for mummies. Bored, Ruby undertakes to recover a friend's letters ...See moreIn a flashback, late-Victorian beauty Ruby, a divorcee with a shady past, calculatingly marries rich Egyptologist Nigel, who installs her at his Cairo estate while he digs for mummies. Bored, Ruby undertakes to recover a friend's letters from Baroudi. But when she meets the blackmailer, mutual attraction leads to an affair. As Ruby gets in deeper, she finds Baroudi is even more unscrupulous than she dreamed. Written by Rod Crawford See less
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Writers
James B. Fagan (play) (as James Bernard Fagan) | Robert Hichens (from the novel "Bella Donna") | Robert Thoeren (screenplay)
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Ernest J. Nims (as Ernest Nims)
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Updated Dec 2, 1946

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Dec 2, 1946 (United States)

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George Brent
Nigel Armine Nigel Armine   See fewer
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Charles Korvin
Mahoud Baroudi Mahoud Baroudi   See fewer
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Paul Lukas
Sir Meyer Isaacson Sir Meyer Isaacson   See fewer
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Arnold Moss
Ahmed Effendi Ahmed Effendi   See fewer
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Aubrey Mather
Dr. Harding Dr. Harding   See fewer
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Ludwig Stössel
Dr. Mueller Dr. Mueller   See fewer
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André Charlot
Prof. Dupont Prof. Dupont   See fewer
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Suzanne Cloutier
Yvonne Dupont Yvonne Dupont   See fewer
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Gloria Lloyd Roberts
Jean McCormick (as Gloria Lloyd) Jean McCormick (as Gloria Lloyd)   See fewer
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Eddie Abdo
Egyptian Policeman (uncredited) Egyptian Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rouhia Bey
Oriental Dancer (uncredited) Oriental Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Egon Brecher
Ibrahim (uncredited) Ibrahim (uncredited)   See fewer
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George M. Carleton
Mr. McCormick (uncredited) Mr. McCormick (uncredited)   See fewer
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George David
Conductor (uncredited) Conductor (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Eldredge
Don Gibbs (uncredited) Don Gibbs (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Essler
Pepito (uncredited) Pepito (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ilka Grüning
Frau Mueller (uncredited) Frau Mueller (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobbie Hale
Coachman (uncredited) Coachman (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Humbert
Mustapha Pasha (uncredited) Mustapha Pasha (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gavin Muir
Smith-Parrington (uncredited) Smith-Parrington (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean Ransome
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Samir Rizkallah
Abdullah (uncredited) Abdullah (uncredited)   See fewer
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Reginald Sheffield
Wickersham (uncredited) Wickersham (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Stevenson
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Nick Thompson
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Mary Young
Mrs. McCormick (uncredited) Mrs. McCormick (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 64 votes