The Wicked Lady (1945)

Barbara Worth (Margaret Lockwood) is a beautiful noblewoman, but she doesn’t exactly act the part. Mean-spirited and continuously sharpening her tongue, Barbara escalates to true crime when she decides to masquerade as a highwayman to scare a society rival. On the road, she meets the intimidating Jackson (James Mason), a criminal both feared and admired by the local community. They soon begin to fall in … Continue reading The Wicked Lady (1945)

Caught (1949)

Young model Leonora Eames  (Barbara Bel Geddes) thinks she’s found the perfect life when she marries Smith Ohlrig (Robert Ryan), who is terribly rich. But Leonora finds that she’s getting more than she bargained for when Smith reveals himself as a harsh and power-hungry man after they’ve wed. Leonora won’t stay with him, but he won’t divorce her, so she leaves her plush life and … Continue reading Caught (1949)

A Place of One’s Own (1945)

A Place of One’s Own (1945) is a mysterious British drama about a couple, the Smedhursts (James Mason and Barbara Mullen), who move into an old, dilapidated house that’s supposedly haunted. It’s been vacant for 40 years thanks to the suspicion of eerie happenings. When a young girl named Annette (Margaret Lockwood) comes to live with them to keep the elderly Mrs. Tutthorn company, trouble … Continue reading A Place of One’s Own (1945)