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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

Magda: You like it here?
Miranda Wells: [defensive] Of *course* I do!
Magda: Of course you do. You like being waited on - I could see tonight it was your first time. You like peaches out of season. You like the feel of silk sheets against your young body... And one day you'll wish with all your heart you'd never come to Dragonwyck!


Ephraim Wells: There's something peculiar about a man who orders supper someplace when he's someplace else! How did he know what I wanted to eat?
Miranda Wells: But there's everything here that you could possibly want.
Ephraim Wells: Everything is what no man should ever want!


Nicholas Van Ryn: [to Miranda] To my wife promptness at meals is the greatest human virtue.


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Facts about

Last film in the long career of Vivienne Osborne.
Ernst Lubitsch was intended to direct the film. When he suffered from illness, Joseph L. Mankiewicz took over.
"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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