Dishonored Lady (1947)

Madeleine Damien is the fashion editor of a slick Manhattan magazine by day and a lively party girl by night. Unfortunately, the pressures of her job, including kowtowing to a hefty advertiser, and her bad luck with men are driving her to a breakdown. She seeks the help of a psychiatrist, and under his orders, quits her job and moves into a smaller flat under a new identity. She becomes interested in painting and a handsome neighbor. He soon finds out about her past when an ex-suitor implicates her in a murder.

(Plot summary by Daniel Bubbeo )

Runtime original: 1:25:00 —> Runtime at 90to5: 00:04:59


Director: Robert Stevenson

Writer: Edward Sheldon (play), Margaret Ayer Barnes (play), Edmund H. North (screenplay)

Editor: John M. Foley

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Dishonored Lady is still contemporary. Even it was produced in late 40s, many professional women could related to the plot, because the pressure, judgment and struggles are still present. Regarding the aesthetics, the sound and lighting are magnificent. And above all the original editing pace enriched the emotions during the whole movie.



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