Uncle Silas | 1947 | Jean Simmons, Derrick De Marney

Uncle Silas | 1947 | Jean Simmons, Derrick De Marney

Atmospheric period melodrama starring Jean Simmons as a 17-year-old who goes to live with her uncle (Derrick de Marney) and finds she is marked for murder.

Jean Simmons as Caroline Ruthyn
Katina Paxinou as Madame de la Rougierre
Derrick De Marney as Uncle Silas
Derek Bond as Lord Richard Ilbury
Sophie Stewart as Lady Monica Waring
Esmond Knight as Dr. Bryerly
Marjorie Rhodes as Mrs. Rusk
Guy Rolfe as Sepulchre Hawkes
Reginald Tate as Austin Ruthyn
Manning Whiley as Dudley Ruthyn
John Laurie as Giles
Frederick Burtwell as Branston
George Curzon as Sleigh
Patricia Glyn as Mary Quince
O.B. Clarence as Vicar
Frederick Ranalow as Rigg

Director: Charles Frank
Script: Ben Travers
Story: Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

UK | 98 minutes | 1947



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