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The Letter(1940)

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Brief Synopsis

A woman claims to have killed in self-defense, until a blackmailer turns up with incriminating evidence.

Cast & Crew

William Wyler Director
Bette Davis Leslie Crosbie
Herbert Marshall Robert Crosbie
James Stephenson Howard Joyce
Frieda Inescort Dorothy Joyce
Gale Sondergaard Mrs. Hammond
Bruce Lester John Withers
Elizabeth Earl Adele Ainsworth
Cecil Kellaway Prescott
Sen Yung Ong Chi Seng
Doris Lloyd Mrs. Cooper
Willie Fung Chung Hi
Tetsu Komai Head boy
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1940 Production Date:  A Warner Bros.--First National Picture; Jack L. Warner in charge of production; A William Wyler Production
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  95 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  11    

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  • Classic Davis

    Doris 2014-04-30

    This is one of my favorite movies. The filmography is amazing, especially the "moonlight" shots at the beginning and end of the picture. Great... MORE>

  • Ravishing masterpiece!

    princessananka 2014-04-30

    This masterpiece has it all: fabulous acting, photography, direction, script and one of the most haunting musical scores in movie history.William Wyler was... MORE>

  • The Letter

    Dashiell B. 2013-03-21

    A moody melodrama from the team of director Wyler and star Davis. Davis earned a Best Actress nomination as a woman who tries to defend herself for... MORE>