A Double Life Movie Review Summary

Actors: Ronald Colman, Signe Hasso, Edmond O'Brien, Shelley Winters

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Actor Anthony John is a man who is completely consumed by the characters he plays. Playing comedy makes him the most charming man to be with, while drama makes everyone around him miserable as he brings the character's problems home with him. First Anthony resists the idea of playing Othello, then gives in to playing the tortured Moor with disastrous consequences. Performing night after night brings him closer and closer to suffocating his leading lady...
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   actor Brain/Body not working?    -   mental illness

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   actor Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   theater

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   play

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