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
64 Views

EXCUSE ME.

WOULD YOU MIND:

TELLING ME:

WHEN THE NEXT BOA GOES TO THE ISLAND?

7:
00.

TONIGHT?

NOPE, MORNING.

OH. COULD I HIRE

A BOAT?

DON'T KNOW OF ONE.

WELL, SURELY THERE

MUST BE SOMEONE:

WHO'S GOING OVER TO

THE ISLAND TONIGHT.

I'D ASK THAT BOY IN

THAT LAUNCH DOWN THERE.

OH...

THANK YOU.

I BEG YOUR PARDON.

ARE YOU GOING TO

THE ISLAND TONIGHT?

I BEG YOUR PARDON.

ARE YOU GOING OVER

TO THE ISLAND TONIGHT?

I MISSED THE STEAMER.

THAT'LL TEACH YOU

NOT TO BE LATE.

COULD YOU TELL ME

WHETHER OR NO YOU'RE GOING

ANYWHERE NEAR IT?

I'M GOING TO

THE ISLAND,

BUT I DON'T TAKE

ANY PASSENGERS.

IT'S AGAINS THE RULES.

OH, I'D BE VERY INDEBTED TO YOU.

MY COUSIN'S EXPECTING ME ON THE STEAMER.

PLEASE, I PROMISE I

WON'T BE ANY TROUBLE.

CAN'T YOU SEE

I'M FULL UP?

LET GO OF:

THOSE LINES, TOM.

I'M NOT VERY LARGE.

WELL... OK, HOP IN.

OH, THANK YOU!

DID YOU SAY SOMEBODY WAS SUPPOSED

TO MEET YOU AT THE STEAMER?

YOU'D BETTER TELEPHONE AHEAD,

LET THEM KNOW YOU'RE ON YOUR WAY.

HEY, GEORGE!

WILL YOU PHONE:

THE ISLAND FOR ME?

FRED LINDLEY! HE'S

RENTING THE CRAVEN COTTAGE!

YOU GOT THAT?

THE CRAVEN COTTAGE.

TELL THEM:

I'M BRINGING THE GIRL.

SHE MISSED THE STEAMER.

OK, BILL!

I'VE NEVER BEEN

TO THE ISLAND BEFORE.

YOU'LL LIKE IT.

HOW LONG A TRIP:

IS IT?

OH, ABOUT TWO HOURS.

COULD I USE A PIECE

OF THIS PAPER?

SURE. HELP YOURSELF.

THANK YOU.

YOU LIKE THE SEA,

DON'T YOU?

MM-HMM. I GUESS I COME BY IT NATURALLY.

ALL MY ANCESTORS WERE

WHALERS FROM PORTLAND.

MAINE OR OREGON?

TO A YANKEE, THERE'S ONLY ONE PORTLAND

- MAINE.

WELCOME TO:

NEW ENGLAND, YANKEE.

HOW ABOUT LETTING ME SEE

WHAT YOU DID THERE?

WELL, I'M NOT THE WORLD'S GREATEST.

HEY, THAT'S GOOD.

YOU MAY HAVE IT,

IF YOU LIKE.

WELL, THANKS.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

YOU CAN SEE:

THE ISLAND NOW.

EBEN FOLGER,

SHE'S PULLING IN!

WELL,

HERE YOU ARE.

HIYA, BILL!

HI.

HEY, THE PORTUGUESE ARE REALLY

WHOOPING IT UP TONIGHT, HUH?

TONY PIERRE IS GOING

TO GET MARRIED TOMORROW.

YEAH. HEH HEH!

OH, THANK YOU.

HERE YOU ARE.

IT WAS VERY NICE OF

YOU TO BRING ME OVER.

OH. YOU KNOW, YOU MADE THE

TRIP MUCH MORE PLEASANT.

THANK YOU.

HERE, TAKE IT, BILL.

WHO ARE YOU?

I'M KATE BOSWORTH.

WELL, HE AIN'T SUPPOSED

TO CARRY PASSENGERS.

YOU AIN'T RUNNING

NO FERRY, BILL.

AW, TAKE IT EASY,

EBEN.

OH, DON'T BLAME HIM.

I MADE A NUISANCE

OF MYSELF.

I WAS VERY GLAD:

TO DO IT FOR YOU.

YOU AIN'T GOT NO RIGH TO BE GLAD ABOUT NOTHING.

THANK YOU:

VERY MUCH.

ALL RIGHT.

SO LONG.

BYE!

DON'T YOU LET EBEN FOLGER

BOTHER YOU NONE, MISS.

HE AIN'T AS CUSSED

AS HE SOUNDS.

WHO'S EBEN FOLGER?

HE'S A LIGHTHOUSE

KEEPER ON DRAGONHEAD.

DRAGONHEAD?

BEEN THERE:

21 YEARS.

DOES THE BOY THA BROUGHT ME OUT ON THE BOA LIVE THERE, TOO?

BILL?

RIGHT NOW HE DOES.

KATE!

KATE!

FREDDIE.

HELLO, FREDDIE.

AM I GLAD:

TO SEE YOU!

WELL, WHAT HAPPENED

TO YOU?

YOU GAVE ME:

AN AWFUL SCARE.

THE STEAMER CAME IN

AND NO SIGN.

I'M SORRY, FREDDIE. I MISSED

THE STEAMER BY ONE MINUTE.

OH, HAVE I HAD

A TIME OF IT!

I'LL CARRY THOSE BAGS, THANK YOU.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

WE HAD SOMEONE:

TELEPHONE YOU.

DIDN'T YOU GE THE MESSAGE?

WELL, OF COURSE I GO THE MESSAGE EVENTUALLY,

AFTER I'D PACED

BACK AND FORTH:

ON THIS CURSED DOCK

FOR HOURS.

IS PAT HERE?

YES, SHE'S HERE.

YOU'LL BE HAPPY

TO KNOW, KATE,

THAT I'VE BEEN

SCOUTING AROUND:

FOR LIKELY SUBJECTS

FOR YOU TO PAINT.

OH, THAT'S

VERY SWEET OF YOU.

FREDDIE,

WHERE'S DRAGONHEAD?

DRAGONHEAD? WELL, THAT'S

A MILE AND A HALF OFFSHORE.

WHY DO YOU ASK THAT?

OH, THE DRAGONHEAD

LAUNCH BROUGHT ME OVER.

DO YOU KNOW:

THE KEEPER?

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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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