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Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Max Ophüls and produced by Joan Fontaine, John Houseman and William Dozier.

Letter from an Unknown Woman was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1992.

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Letter From an Unknown Woman (1948)

By Carol Martinheira on Apr 20, 2017 From The Old Hollywood Garden

Letter From an Unknown Woman (1948) On April 20, 2017April 20, 2017 By CarolIn Uncategorized I was in the mood for a melodrama last night, so I decided to watch Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)?and let it tear me apart. It is so painfully beautiful and beautifully p... Read full article


A Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 11, 2014 From 4 Star Films

Thus, begins their enchanted time together. He does not quite understand the gravity of the situation, but she is content in just being with him. That is enough. No explanations need to be made. Their evenings are spent eating lobster, walking through the streets, taking a train ride all over the wo... Read full article


A Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 11, 2014 From 4 Star Films

Thus, begins their enchanted time together. He does not quite understand the gravity of the situation, but she is content in just being with him. That is enough. No explanations need to be made. Their evenings are spent eating lobster, walking through the streets, taking a train ride all over the wo... Read full article


Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)

By John Grant on Feb 10, 2014 From Noirish

US / 84 minutes / bw / Rampart, Universal?International Dir: Max Opuls (i.e., Max Oph?ls) Pr: John Houseman Scr: Howard Koch Story: Brief einer Unbekannten (1922; vt Letter from an Unknown Woman) by Stefan Zweig Cine: Frank Planer Cast: Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians, Marcel Journet, ... Read full article


Oph?ls’ Letter from an Unknown Woman

By Rachel T on Oct 24, 2013 From Sunset Blvd

I have heard so much great praise for?Letter from an Unknown Woman so a few nights ago I decided finally to give this one a shot. ?As I began to watch it I discovered the film was, indeed, as dreamily gorgeous as I had been told to expect. And yet, the more I wallowed in?Oph?ls’ movie, the mor... Read full article


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Quotes from

Stefan Brand: Promise me something.
Lisa Berndl: Anything.
Stefan Brand: And I don't even know where you live. Promise me you won't vanish.
Lisa Berndl: I won't be the one who vanishes.


Stefan Brand: Have you ever shuffled faces like cards, hoping to find one that lies somewhere, just over the edge of your memory? The one you've been waiting for? Well tonight when I first saw you, and then later when I watched you in the dark, it was as though i'd found that one face among all the others. Who are you?


Lisa Berndl: Now I'm alone. My head throbs and my temples are burning. Perhaps God has been kind, and I too have caught the fever. If this letter reaches you, believe this - that I love you now as I've always loved you. My life can be measured by the moments I've had with you and our child. If only you could have shared those moments, if only you could have recognized what was always yours, could have found what was never lost. If only...


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Joan Fontaine's favorite movie.
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 10, 1949 with Joan Fontaine and Louis Jordan reprising their film roles.
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Letter from an Unknown Woman

Released 1948
Inducted 1992
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