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Cellist Karel Novak (Paul Henreid) was presumed to be killed during the war; so his sudden return surprises everyone, especially his lover Christine Radcliffe (Bette Davis). She is overjoyed that he is alive, but their reunion is uneasy, as he suspects that she found someone else in his absence. Still, they quickly marry in an attempt to rebuild their lives. At their wedding the jealous behavior of Composer Alexander Hollenius (Claude Rains) leads Karel to suspect that he may be the other man.

Release Date

October 18, 1946

Running Time

110 minutes


Bette Davis

Bette Davis

Paul Henreid

Paul Henreid

Claude Rains

Claude Rains


Director Irving Rapper

Screenplay John Collier, Joseph Than

Producer Henry Blanke

Cinematography Ernest Haller

Editing Alan Crosland Jr.

Music Erich Wolfgang Korngold

Distributor Warner Bros.

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