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The Woman on the Beach
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NR,1hr 11min
Warner Bros. Digital Distribution
Synopsis: A WWII Coast Guard veteran, Lt. Scott Burnett (Robert Ryan), is plagued by nightmares of his combat days. One day, he meets a woman, Peggy Butler (Joan Bennett), walking on a beach, picking up pieces of wood. Butler is married to a grumpy, blind painter, Ted Butler (Charles Bickford). Despite his affections for his fiancée Eve (Nan Leslie), whose father is a boat builder, Scott falls in love with Peggy and soon breaks off the engagement. Peggy reveals that she blinded her husband years earlier by ... Full Synopsis
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A frustrating yet fascinating film, The Woman on the Beach is one of those pictures that make one wonder intensely at what might have been rather than what is. According to legend, director Jean Renoir was forced to drastically re-cut Woman after a disastrous preview, eventually shelving about a third of the film and obviously coming up with a finished product that is far different than the one he ... Read Review
Featured Cast
Peggy Butler
Lt. Scott Burnett
Ted Butler
Eve Geddes
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