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A Woman's Face
Directed by:
George Cukor

Released in the USA on May 15 of 1941, "A Woman's Face" (also known as "Volto di donna", "Frau mit der Narbe, Die", "Erpressung") is a Thriller/Drama film directed by George Cukor, and written by Donald Ogden Stewart . Joan Crawford and Melvyn Douglas are starring, alongside Conrad Veidt, Osa Massen, Reginald Owen and Albert Bassermann.

They called her a scar-faced she-devil.

Who directed "A Woman's Face":

A Woman's Face was directed by George Cukor, an American director.

Before directing A Woman's Face, George Cukor had directed The Philadelphia Story, released in 1940, Susan and God (1940), Gone with the Wind (1939), The Women (1939), Zaza (1939), and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938). Since, he directed Two-Faced Woman, released in 1941, Her Cardboard Lover (1942), Keeper of the Flame (1942), Gaslight (1944), I'll Be Seeing You (1944), and Winged Victory (1944).

When was "A Woman's Face" released:

A Woman's Face was initally released in the United States on Thursday, May 15, 1941.. This was seventy-eight (78) years ago.

It has been released on October, 1949 in Germany and on Saturday, May 14, 1949 in Japan.

What is the cast of "A Woman's Face":

At the casting of A Woman's Face we find Joan Crawford, previously seen in Susan and God (1940) and Strange Cargo (1940); Melvyn Douglas (That Uncertain Feeling (1941), Third Finger, Left Hand (1940)); Conrad Veidt (The Thief of Bagdad (1940), Escape (1940)) [ more... ]

  • Joan Crawford, Reginald Owen, Albert Bassermann, Henry Kolker and Henry Daniell also appeared together in Reunion in France, released in 1942.
  • Reginald Owen, Clifford Brooke, Henry Daniell and William Farnum also appeared in Captain Kidd, released in 1945.
  • Reginald Owen, George Zucco, Henry Kolker and Robert Warwick also appeared together in Conquest, released in 1937.
  • Albert Bassermann, Richard Nichols, Robert Warwick and Gilbert Emery can also be seen in A Dispatch from Reuter's, released in 1940.
  • Reginald Owen and Joan Crawford, Conrad Veidt can all be seen in Above Suspicion, released in 1943.
  • William Farnum and Donald Meek, Henry Kolker also appeared together in Maid of Salem, released in 1937.
  • William Farnum and Marjorie Main, Robert Warwick can be seen in Tennessee Johnson, released in 1942.
  • Connie Gilchrist and Marjorie Main, Donald Meek also worked together in Rationing, released in 1944.
  • Henry Daniell and George Zucco, Gilbert Emery can be seen in Sherlock Holmes in Washington, released in 1943.
  • Sarah Padden and Henry Kolker, Gilbert Emery also appeared together in The Yellow Ticket, released in 1931.
  • Henry Daniell and Clifford Brooke, Robert Warwick can all be seen in The Sea Hawk, released in 1940.
  • George Zucco, Henry Kolker and Henry Daniell also appeared in Marie Antoinette, released in 1938.
  • Joan Crawford, Reginald Owen and George Zucco can be seen in The Bride Wore Red, released in 1937.
  • Donald Meek and Joan Crawford, Reginald Owen can be seen in Love on the Run, released in 1936.
  • Sarah Padden and Henry Kolker, Robert Warwick have all also be seen in The Power and the Glory, released in 1933.
  • Connie Gilchrist and Marjorie Main, Donald Meek also appeared in Barnacle Bill, released in 1941.
  • Henry Daniell and Reginald Owen, George Zucco can also be seen in Madame X, released in 1937.
  • Sarah Padden and Reginald Owen, Robert Warwick also appeared together in Anna Karenina, released in 1935.

What is the Storyline of "A Woman's Face":

Set in Sweden, the film is shown in flashbacks in the course of a trial in which a young woman with a half-hidden face, Anna Holm, is charged with murder.

The events, as described by the witnesses, begin years before when aristocrat Torsten Barring hosts a party at a tavern. The guests include Vera, the faithless wife of noted plastic surgeon Gustav Segert. When the tavern refuses to extend his credit, Torsten meets the proprietress Anna — whose face is badly scarred from a fire 22 years ago [...]

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