The Razor's Edge1946

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The Razor's Edge
Directed by:
Edmund Goulding

Released in the USA on November 19 of 1946, "The Razor's Edge" (also known as "Filo del rasoio, Il", "W. Somerset Maugham's The Razor's Edge", "Auf Messers Schneide") is a Drama film directed by Edmund Goulding, and written by W. Somerset Maugham (novel) , starring Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, John Payne, Anne Baxter, Clifton Webb and Herbert Marshall.

Hunger no love . . . woman . . . or wealth could satisfy!

Who is the director of "The Razor's Edge":

The Razor's Edge was directed by Edmund Goulding, an English writer, director, actor, and producer.

Before directing The Razor's Edge, Edmund Goulding had directed The Constant Nymph, released in 1943, Forever and a Day (1943), The Great Lie (1941), We Are Not Alone (1939), The Old Maid (1939), and Dark Victory (1939). Since, he directed The Shocking Miss Pilgrim, released in 1947, Everybody Does It (1949), We're Not Married! (1952), Teenage Rebel (1956).

What was the release date of "The Razor's Edge":

The Razor's Edge was first released in the United States on Tuesday, November 19, 1946.. This was seventy-three (73) years ago.

It has been released on Saturday, August 23, 1947 in France; Friday, October 31, 1952 in Germany; Friday, March 19, 1948 in Italy and on Tuesday, June 22, 1948 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "The Razor's Edge":

At the casting of The Razor's Edge we find Tyrone Power, previously seen in Crash Dive (1943) and The Black Swan (1942); Gene Tierney (Dragonwyck (1946), Leave Her to Heaven (1945)); John Payne (Sentimental Journey (1946), The Dolly Sisters (1945)) [ more... ]

  • Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney and Elsa Lanchester can also be seen in Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake, released in 1942.
  • Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney and Lucile Watson also appeared together in That Wonderful Urge, released in 1948.
  • John Wengraf and Lucile Watson also appeared together in The Thin Man Goes Home, released in 1944.

What is the Storyline of "The Razor's Edge":

The film, in which W. Somerset Maugham (Marshall) is himself a minor character, drifting in and out of the lives of the major players, opens at a party held following World War I in 1919 at a country club in Chicago, Illinois. Elliott Templeton (Webb), an expatriate, has returned to the United States for the first time since before the war to visit his sister, Edith Bradley (Watson), and his niece, Isabel (Tierney), engaged to be married to Larry Darrell (Power), of whom Elliott strongly disapproves for [...]

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