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Directed by Ida Lupino • 1949 • United States
Starring Sally Forrest, Keefe Brasselle, Leo Penn
In Ida Lupino’s directorial debut, young and naive “unwed mother” Sally Forrest’s life spirals out of control after her musician beau (Leo Penn) ditches her for an out-of-town gig, despite the pres...
Directed by Ida Lupino • 1950 • United States
Starring Sally Forrest, Keefe Brassellle, Hugh O’Brian
With the polio epidemic striking terror in the hearts of millions—in 1949, it caused more than 2,700 deaths in the U.S. alone—Ida Lupino made this semiautobiographical melodrama about a dancer...
Directed by Ida Lupino • 1953 • United States
Starring Edmond O’Brien, Joan Fontaine, Ida Lupino
Director Ida Lupino stars alongside Edmond O’Brien and Joan Fontaine in this amazingly complex portrait of a weak-willed but sympathetic salesman who spins an elaborate double life with two wives:...