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The Val Lewton Season: Bedlam

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
starring
Boris Karloff Anna Lee.
This classic from the Val Lewton stable was inspired by a Hogarth print of the notorious
18th-century asylum, St Mary's of Bethlehem. Boris
Karloff plays the sadistic Master Sims , so bent on preserving his niche of power that he arranges to have the troublesome Nell Bowen incarcerated in the asylum to stop her exposing his tyranny. A chilling, superb reconstruction of a hard and pitiless age....
Screenplay by CARLOS KEITH and MARK ROBSON Produced by VAL LEWTON Directed by MARK ROBSON
0 FILMS: page 39

Contributors

Unknown: Boris Karloff
Unknown: Anna Lee.
Unknown: Master Sims
Unknown: Nell Bowen
Unknown: Carlos Keith
Unknown: Mark Robson
Produced By: Val Lewton
Directed By: Mark Robson
Master Sims: Boris Karloff
Nell Bowen: Anna Lee
Lord Mortimer: Billy House
Hannay: Richard Fraser
Gilded Boy: Glenn Vernon
Sidney Long: Ian Wolfe
Oliver Todd: Jason Robards
John Wilkes: Leland Hodgson
Dorothea the Dove: Joan Newton
Mistress Sims: Elizabeth Russell






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