A Stolen Life

Synopsis: Kate Bosworth and her twin sister Patricia fall in love with Nantucket lighthouse inspector Bill Emerson. Patricia and Bill are married. To forget, Kate returns to painting. Bill goes to Chile; Kate and Patricia go sailing; Patricia is washed overboard and drowned. Kate's boat capsizes and, when she recovers consciousness ashore, she (believed to be Patricia) is told that Bill is returning from Chile.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Curtis Bernhardt
Production: Warner Bros.
 
IMDB:
7.4
APPROVED
Year:
1946
109 min
138 Views


WELL, I'VE SEEN HIM,

BUT I'VE NEVER MET HIM.

NOW, YOU MUST TELL ME WHA YOU'RE GOING TO DO TOMORROW, KATE.

DOES HE COME ASHORE

EVERY DAY?

HE WHO?

THE LIGHTHOUSE:

KEEPER.

WELL, OF COUR-MAYBE-

I DON'T...

KATE, YOU DO HAVE

A STUBBORN STREAK.

COME ON, COME ON.

HURRY UP, MIND YOU.

ALL RIGHT.

MORNING, MARTHA.

MORNING, EBEN.

I'M AIMING TO TAKE A LOOK

AT THIS HERE SHIP MODEL.

YEAH?

I WAS SORT OF TOOK ABACK

WHEN I HEARD IT WAS FOR SALE.

THAT'S RIGHT.

FOR SALE, EBEN.

NOW, MARTHA, YOU KNOW DRUSCILLA

ALWAYS SAID I WAS TO HAVE IT.

I DON'T KNOW

ANY SUCH A THING.

YES, YOU DO,

MARTHA,

IF YOU SE YOUR MIND TO IT.

NOW, GO ON,

SET YOUR MIND.

DRUSCILLA'S SISTER WRI ME RIGHT AFTER THE FUNERAL

THAT I WAS TO SELL EVERYTHING,

LOCK, STOCK AND BARREL,

THE BEST PRICES:

I COULD GET.

AND THAT'S WHA I AIM TO DO.

TARNATION, WOMAN,

YOU'RE HOLDING ME UP.

HOW MUCH YOU ASKING

FOR IT?

150?

I'LL GIVE YOU

$50 CASH.

YOU'RE ONLY

WASTING YOUR TIME.

THE PRICE IS 150.

75, THEN. IT'S HIGHWAY ROBBERY, BUT-

ALL RIGHT, MARTHA, IF

THAT'S THE WAY YOU WANT IT,

YOU JUST KEEP:

THAT MODEL.

BUT YOU LET ME:

TELL YOU SOMETHING.

IF'N YOU EVER SELL THA TO ANYONE ELSE AFORE I DIE,

I'LL HAUNT YOU

INTO YOUR GRAVE!

MR. FOLGER!

PLEASE, COULD I ASK YOU

SOMETHING?

I AIN'T TALKING

TO NO ONE.

WOULD YOU SI FOR ME?

SIT FOR YOU?

WHAT ARE YOU:

TALKING ABOUT?

I MEAN, COULD I PAINT YOUR PORTRAIT?

I AIN'T SETTIN'

FOR NO ONE!

I'LL PAY YOU

ANY AMOUNT YOU WANT.

IF YOU WAS PAY ME $50,000,

I WOULDN'T BE FOUND DEAD

A- SETTIN' FOR NO

TOMFOOL PORTRAIT!

NO VISITORS!

NO VISITORS:

ALLOWED!

THIS IS GOVERNMEN PROPERTY!

NO VISITORS!

NO VISITORS!

I SAID NO VISITORS.

I KNOW YOU DID.

YOU'RE THE ONE WHO WANTED

TO PAINT ME, AIN'T YOU?

THAT'S RIGHT.

WELL, I TOLD YOU THEN I

DIDN'T HANKER AFTER IT,

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Catherine Turney

Catherine Turney (December 26, 1906 – September 9, 1998) was an American writer and screenwriter born in Chicago, Illinois active from the 1930s to the 1970s. She was one of the first women writers to become a contract worker at Warner Brothers, where she worked from 1943–1948 on films such as The Man I Love, A Stolen Life, and My Reputation. more…

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