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Possessed (1947)

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108 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

After being found wandering the streets of Los Angeles, a severely catatonic woman tells a doctor the complex story of how she wound up there.
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Writers
Silvia Richards (screenplay) | Ranald MacDougall (screenplay) | Rita Weiman (story)
Producer
Cinematographer
Joseph A. Valentine (as Joseph Valentine)
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Budget
$ 2,592,000
Gross (USA)
$ 1,987,000
Gross (World)
$ 1,085,000
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Release date
Jul 26, 1947 (United States)

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53 cast members
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Joan Crawford
Louise Howell Louise Howell   See fewer
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Van Heflin
David Sutton David Sutton   See fewer
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Raymond Massey
Dean Graham Dean Graham   See fewer
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Geraldine Brooks
Carol Graham Carol Graham   See fewer
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Stanley Ridges
Dr. Harvey Willard Dr. Harvey Willard   See fewer
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John Ridgely
Harker Harker   See fewer
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Moroni Olsen
Dr. Ames Dr. Ames   See fewer
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Erskine Sanford
Dr. Max Sherman Dr. Max Sherman   See fewer
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Peter Miles
Wynn Graham (as Gerald Perreau) Wynn Graham (as Gerald Perreau)   See fewer
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Jakob Gimpel
Pianist (as Jacob Gimpel) Pianist (as Jacob Gimpel)   See fewer
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Isabel Withers
Nurse Rosen Nurse Rosen   See fewer
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Lisa Golm
Elsie Elsie   See fewer
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Douglas Kennedy
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Monte Blue
Norris Norris   See fewer
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Don McGuire
Dr. Craig Dr. Craig   See fewer
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Rory Mallinson
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Clifton Young
Interne Interne   See fewer
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Coroner Coroner   See fewer
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Richard Bartell
Man in Cafe (uncredited) Man in Cafe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Bradley
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Nana Bryant
Pauline Graham (uncredited) Pauline Graham (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wheaton Chambers
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Tom - Man at Concert (uncredited) Tom - Man at Concert (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Conaty
Jury Foreman (uncredited) Jury Foreman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nell Craig
Dr. Ames' Nurse (uncredited) Dr. Ames' Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Dunn
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Max Linder
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Robert Lowell
Face (uncredited) Face (uncredited)   See fewer
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William H. O'Brien
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Sarah Padden
Mrs. Norris - Caretaker's Wife (uncredited) Mrs. Norris - Caretaker's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Woman in Cafe (uncredited) Woman in Cafe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alexander Pollard
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7.2 / 10 | 3,852 votes