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Dragonwyck (1946) was a Drama - Thriller/Suspense Film directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and Ernst Lubitsch.

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Gene Tierney unravels the mystery surrounding “Dragonwyck”

By Stephen Reginald on Jul 21, 2021 From Classic Movie Man

Gene Tierney unravels the mystery surrounding “Dragonwyck” Dragonwyck (1946) is an American historical drama directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and starring Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Vincent Price, and Glenn Langan. The film is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by An... Read full article


Dragonwyck

By Barry P. on Apr 18, 2020 From Cinematic Catharsis

(1946) Written and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz; Based on the novel by Anya Seton; Starring: Gene Tierney, Vincent Price, Walter Huston, Glenn Langan, Anne Revere and Vivienne Osborne; Available on Blu-ray (Region B) and DVD Rating: ****½ “I didn’t expect you to understan... Read full article


Dragonwyck (1946)

on Sep 22, 2014 From Journeys in Classic Film

Dragonwyck holds much in common with a lot of movies, maybe because author Anya Seaton spent a couple weeks locked up with Gothic romances. If you’ve sat and enjoyed Rebecca, Jane Eyre, or Wuthering Heights than Dragonwyck has a lot of merit with its sumptuous costumes and sets inhabited by a ... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: DRAGONWYCK (1946)

By Jennifer Garlen on Nov 1, 2012 From Virtual Virago

Although it’s not as well known today as Gothic thrillers like Rebecca (1940) and Gaslight (1944), Dragonwyck (1946) sprang from the tremendous vogue for romantic thrillers that those movies helped to establish during the 1940s. The picture was adapted from a 1944 novel by Anya Seton, and the ... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: DRAGONWYCK (1946)

By Jennifer Garlen on Nov 1, 2012 From Virtual Virago

Although it’s not as well known today as Gothic thrillers like Rebecca (1940) and Gaslight (1944), Dragonwyck (1946) sprang from the tremendous vogue for romantic thrillers that those movies helped to establish during the 1940s. The picture was adapted from a 1944 novel by Anya Seton, and the ... Read full article


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Nicholas Van Ryn: You mentioned my age several times now, sir. Does it affect your confidence in me? Alexander the Great, when he was younger than I, had conquered most of the world.
Ephraim Wells: Maybe if he had been older, he'd have conquered all of it, or maybe he'd have had the sense not to try in the first place.


Magda: [to Miranda] You mustn't take me seriously, Miss. No one ever does.


Nicholas Van Ryn: [dying words] That's right. Take off your hats in the presence of the patroon.


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Last film in the long career of Vivienne Osborne.
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 20, 1947 with Vincent Price reprising his film role.
"Dragonwyck" was recreated twice for radio: the Lux Radio Theater on 10/7/46 with Price and Tierney recreating their roles with Gale Gordon as Ephraim Wells and on 1/20/47 foe Screen Guild with Price and Langan in their original roles and 'Theresa Wright (I)' as Miranda.
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Also directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz




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Also produced by Darryl F. Zanuck




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Also released in 1946




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