Directed by George Cukor, and written by John Van Druten (screenplay), "Gaslight" (also known as "Haus der Lady Alquist, Das", "Angoscia") is a Drama/Mystery/Thriller film, released in the USA on May 04 of 1944 . Charles Boyer is starring, alongside Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Dame May Whitty, Angela Lansbury and Barbara Everest.
Strange drama of a captive sweetheart!
Who directed "Gaslight":
Gaslight was directed by George Cukor, an American director.
Before Gaslight, George Cukor had directed Keeper of the Flame, released in 1942, Her Cardboard Lover (1942), Two-Faced Woman (1941), A Woman's Face (1941), The Philadelphia Story (1940), and Susan and God (1940). Since, he directed I'll Be Seeing You, released in 1944, Winged Victory (1944), A Double Life (1947), Edward, My Son (1949), A Life of Her Own (1950), and Born Yesterday (1950).
What was the release date of "Gaslight":
Gaslight was initally released in the United States on Thursday, May 04, 1944. Also released on this day was Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble (dir. George B. Seitz). This was seventy-five (75) years ago.
It has been released on Sunday, September 01, 1946 in France; 1947 in Germany and on Thursday, February 06, 1947 in Spain.
Who is at the casting of "Gaslight":
At the casting of Gaslight we find Charles Boyer, previously seen in The Constant Nymph (1943) and Tales of Manhattan (1942); Ingrid Bergman (For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943), Casablanca (1942)); Joseph Cotten (The Magnificent Ambersons (1942), Lydia (1941)) [ more... ]
- Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman and Emil Rameau can all be seen in Arch of Triumph, released in 1948.
- Dame May Whitty, Angela Lansbury and Halliwell Hobbes also appeared together in If Winter Comes, released in 1947.
- Halliwell Hobbes and Dame May Whitty, Barbara Everest also appeared in Forever and a Day, released in 1943.
- Edmund Breon, Heather Thatcher and Lawrence Grossmith also appeared in The Private Life of Don Juan, released in 1934.
What is the Storyline of "Gaslight":
The film opens just after world-famous opera singer Alice Alquist has been murdered. The perpetrator bolted, without the jewels he sought, after being interrupted by Paula (Bergman), Alice's niece, who was raised by her aunt following her mother's death.
Paula is sent to Italy so that she can train to be an opera star, with the same teacher who once trained Alice. She studies with him for years, all the while trying to forget that terrible night at Number 9 on Thornton Square in London.
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