Possessed Overview:

Possessed (1947) was a Drama - Film Noir Film directed by Curtis Bernhardt and produced by Jack Weston and Jerry Wald.

Academy Awards 1947 --- Ceremony Number 20 (source: AMPAS)

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Best ActressJoan CrawfordNominated
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Possessed (1931): Joan Crawford and The “In” Crowd

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 27, 2020 From 4 Star Films

We open up on the Acme Paper Box Co., which has a down-and-dirty industry strewn about its edges. If the people flooding out of the factory are any indication, this will be a dusty, grubby, little picture. Two of their employees are Al Manning (Wallace Ford) and Marian Martin (Joan Crawford). HeR... Read full article


Possessed, or Cherry Ames Goes to Hell

By Muscato on Jun 30, 2015 From Caf? Muscato

From the first moments of 1947's Possessed, Joan Crawford sketches a character different from, deeper than, and profoundly stranger than any I've seen her play in what was even then her two decades on screen. I'm embarrassed to say that until yesterday, I'd not seen this one. Somehow I vaguely tho... Read full article


Possessed, or Cherry Ames Goes to Hell

By Muscato on Jun 30, 2015 From Caf? Muscato

From the first moments of 1947's Possessed, Joan Crawford sketches a character different from, deeper than, and profoundly stranger than any I've seen her play in what was even then her two decades on screen. I'm embarrassed to say that until yesterday, I'd not seen this one. Somehow I vaguely tho... Read full article


Day 19 of Noirvember: Joan Crawford in Possessed (1947)

By shadowsandsatin on Nov 19, 2014 From Shadows and Satin

In her second film noir appearance ? and her second film with the same name ? ?Joan Crawford starred in Possessed, released by Warner Bros., in 1947. It?s airing Thursday on TCM ? I strongly recommend that you give it a look. The film opens with Crawford?s character, Louise Howell Graham, wandering ... Read full article


New From Warner Archive: Joan Crawford Goes Mad in Possessed (1947)

By KC on Nov 3, 2014 From Classic Movies

This week Warner Archive has given us the gift of Joan Crawford on Blu-ray. As a woman haunted by mental illness and consumed with toxic love for self-centered homme fatale Van Heflin, she suffers deep, chin quivering anguish as only she could. The power of this film snuck up on me. I first watched... Read full article


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