Madness of the Heart is a 1949 American drama film directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Ray Milland, Louis Hayward, and Ruth Roman. The film is based on the 1947 novel of the same name by Vera Caspary. The film tells the story of a man (Milland) who is accused of murdering his wife (Roman) and her lover (Hayward). The man claims that he is innocent, but he is unable to remember what happened the night of the murder. The film follows the man's attempts to clear his name and prove his innocence.

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Madness of the Heart (1949)

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Madness of the Heart is a 1949 American drama film directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Ray Milland, Louis Hayward, and Ruth Roman. The film is based on the 1947 novel of the same name by Vera Caspary. The film tells the story of a man (Milland) who is accused of murdering his wife (Roman) and her lover (Hayward). The man claims that he is innocent, but he is unable to remember what happened the night of the murder. The film follows the man's attempts to clear his name and prove his innocence.

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Cast
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Margaret Lockwood

Lydia Garth
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Paul Dupuis

Paul de Vandiere
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Kathleen Byron

Verite Faimont
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Maxwell Reed

Joseph Rondolet
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Thora Hird

Rosa
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Raymond Lovell

Comte de Vandiere
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Maurice Denham

Dr. Simon Blake
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David Hutcheson

Max Ffoliott
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Cathleen Nesbitt

Mother Superior
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Peter Illing

Dr. Matthieu
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Jack McNaughton

Attendant
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Pamela Stirling

Felicite
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Marie Burke

Comtesse de Vandiere
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Marie Ault

Nun
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Joy Harington

Sister Agnes (as Joy Harrington)
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Kynaston Reeves

Sir Robert Hammond
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Sheila Raynor

Nun
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Marcel Poncin

Frenchman
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Stafford Byrne

Porter
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Patricia Cutts

Girl at bookstall
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Betty Blake

Woman at bookstall
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Cynthia Teale

Gwennie
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Muriel Russell

Millie
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Sam Lysons

Priest
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Paul Anthony

Acolyte
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George De Warfaz

Georges
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Gordon Littmann

Henri
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Gillian Maude

Mignon
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Ann Heffernan

(as Ann Hefferman)
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Fletcher Lightfoot

Abbé Merrand
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H.G. Stoker

French doctor
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Frank Ling

Man in bowler hat
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Peter Dunlop

Official
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Sam Kydd

Soldier at airport
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Lionel Grose

Porter
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George Pastell

Waiter (as Nino Passtellides)
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George Spence

Bus Passenger (uncredited)
Crew
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Charles Bennett

Director
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Flora Sandstrom

Writer
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Charles Bennett

Writer
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