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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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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


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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Quotes from

Miranda Wells: Nicholas - you do believe in God?
Nicholas Van Ryn: I believe in myself, and I am answerable to myself! I will not live according to printed mottoes like the directions on a medicine bottle!


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.


Johanna Van Ryn: What can you possibly do up there?
Nicholas Van Ryn: Possibly? Anything from pinning butterflies to hiding an insane twin brother. Actually, I read. I hope that my explanation satisfies you?


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Facts about

Vincent Price lost 30lbs. for the film.
The family name Schermerhorn, which is the subject of gossip at the ball at Dragonwyck is actually the name of writer Mankiewicz's ex-in-laws.
Ernst Lubitsch was intended to direct the film. When he suffered from illness, Joseph L. Mankiewicz took over.
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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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