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Directed by Vincent Sherman • 1950 • United States
Starring Joan Crawford, Wendell Corey, Lucile Watson
The third screen adaptation of George Kelly’s Pulitzer Prize–winning play CRAIG’S WIFE is a scintillating showcase for Joan Crawford at her commanding, high-melodrama best. She plays the domineering title character, a cold, perfectionist homemaker who will stop at nothing to have her house and life run as she wishes. Caught in her manipulative web, her hapless husband (Wendell Corey) slowly comes to realize his wife’s true nature.