• Possessed (1947)


Release Date: 1947

DVD Release Date: June 14th, 2005

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

After collapsing, disoriented, in a Los Angeles diner, Louise (Joan Crawford) recounts the events of her life to a psychiatrist. While working as a nurse for the wife of wealthy Dean Graham (Raymond Massey), she falls in love with the Grahams' neighbor, David (Van Heflin), who rejects her affection. Following the death of Dean's wife, Louise becomes the new Mrs. Graham, but her dangerous fixation on David continues. She grows increasingly unstable as her obsession leads to madness and violence.

Cast: Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey, Geraldine Brooks, Stanley Ridges, John Ridgely, Nana Bryant, Moroni Olsen

Director: Curtis Bernhardt

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Warner Brothers, First National Pictures

Keywords: Love , Melodramatic , Fall , Wife , Rivalry , Dark , Los Angeles , 1940s , Hospital


Nominated Actress