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Whirlpool Ann Sutton – Gene Tierney

Robert Stewart Sherriffs (1906-1960)

SIGNED
INSCRIBED WITH TITLE AND REVIEW TITLE
PEN AND INK
6 3/4 X 6 3/4 INCHES
ILLUSTRATED: PUNCH, 4 JULY 1951, PAGE 8, 'NO EXIT FOR MISS SUTTON'
EXHIBITED: 'THE ILLUSTRATORS. THE BRITISH ART OF ILLUSTRATION 1800-2013'
NOVEMBER 2013 - JANUARY 2014, NO 314

The screenplay for Whirlpool (Otto Preminger, USA, 1949) was by Ben Hecht (under the blacklist pseudonym Lester Barlow) and Andrew Solt, from Guy Endore's Methinks the Lady (1946). The wife (Anne Sutton) of a successful psychoanalyst (Richard Conte) falls prey to a devious hypnotist (Jose Ferrer) when he discovers that she is a shoplifter.


Price
£450

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