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Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Bryan Forbes and produced by Richard Attenborough, Bryan Forbes and Jack Rix.

Academy Awards 1964 --- Ceremony Number 37 (source: AMPAS)

Best ActressKim StanleyNominated

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Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)

By Beatrice on Mar 19, 2018 From Flickers in Time

Seance on a Wet Afternoon Directed by Bryan Forbes Written by Bryan Forbes from a novel by Mark McShane 1964/UK Beaver Films/Allied Filmmakers Repeat viewing/My DVD collection This unsettling gem contains two of the greatest performances you will ever see. Myra (Kim Stanley) and Billy Savage (R... Read full article

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Myra Savage: You know what I sometimes wish? I sometimes wish I *were*... ordinary. Like you. Dead ordinary. Ordinary and *dead* like all the others.

Myra Savage: So bright after a séance. Brightness just seems to fall from the air.

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Richard Attenborough wears a prosthetic nose for his role in this movie.
Bryan Forbes looked for that house with the turret as a film location; when he went to the owner for permission, she asked who was in the film. When told that an American actress named Kim Stanley, the woman blanched, stepped back, and said that Stanley was one of her oldest friends whom she had not seen in 17 years.
During filming, Richard Attenborough developed kidney stones and was unable to work for an entire day. Since filming was on such a tight schedule, director Bryan Forbes got into costume played his role for some shots.
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