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Wait Until Dark (1967) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Terence Young and produced by Mel Ferrer.

Academy Awards 1967 --- Ceremony Number 40 (source: AMPAS)

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Best ActressAudrey HepburnNominated
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Wait Until Dark (1967)

By Beatrice on Jul 20, 2019 From Flickers in Time

Wait Until Dark Directed by Terence Young Robert Carrington and Jane Howard-Hammerstein from a play by Frederick Knott 1967/US Warner Bros. Repeat viewing/Netflix rental This movie has lost none of its gripping terror since original release. ?And what a great cast! A young beauty transports heroin f... Read full article


Warner Archive Blu-ray: Alan Arkin Terrorizes Audrey Hepburn in Wait Until Dark (1967)

By KC on Mar 27, 2017 From Classic Movies

Though I will never get over the trauma of my first viewing of Wait Until Dark (1967), I have returned to it several times over the years. Even once you know its secrets, it retains its stomach churning power to chill. It is also a showcase for some of the best performances of its stars, Audrey Hepb... Read full article


Blu-ray Review: Wait Until Dark

By Devon Powell on Jan 20, 2017 From Hitchcock Master

Distributor: Warner Bros. Release Date: January 24, 2017 Region: Region A Length: 01:47:41 Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: 2.0 English Mono DTS-HD Master Audio Subtitles: English Ratio: 1.85:1 Notes: This title was previously released in various DVD editions. ?On Broadway a couple of seasons... Read full article


Wait Until Dark (1967) – Updated

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 24, 2014 From 4 Star Films

This is very much a contrived plot line but it certainly is an interesting set piece surrounding a defenseless blind woman targeted because of a heroin-filled doll which fell into her husband’s possession. It sounds like a pretty ludicrous set up but Audrey Hepburn is so believable and at time... Read full article


Wait Until Dark (1967) – Updated

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 24, 2014 From 4 Star Films

This is very much a contrived plot line but it certainly is an interesting set piece surrounding a defenseless blind woman targeted because of a heroin-filled doll which fell into her husband’s possession. It sounds like a pretty ludicrous set up but Audrey Hepburn is so believable and at time... Read full article


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Roat: DON'T TOUCH THAT!


Roat: I'll fix him!


Mike Talman: And you? What's your favorite toy?
Roat: [pulls out a mini statue] Geraldine.
Carlino: What does she do?
[a large blade comes out horizontally from the feet of the statue]
Mike Talman: And may we have Geraldine on the table too?
Roat: No, we may not.
Carlino: Why the hell not?
Roat: Because she's the referee.


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This film was ranked #55 on AFI's '100 Years, 100 Thrills' special.
Although she later admitted that she didn't intend to do so, Audrey Hepburn retired from films after this role, turning down all parts offered to her in order to devote time to raising her children. She would eventually return to the screen several more times, beginning with Robin and Marian.
"Wait Until Dark" originated as a play by Frederick Knott (who also wrote "Dial M For Murder"). The play opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theater in New York City on February 2, 1966 and ran for 374 performances. Lee Remick starred as Susy Hendrix and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. Robert Duvall, Mitch Ryan and Julie Herrod were also in the cast. The play was directed by Arthur Penn.
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