House On Telegraph Hill (1951)
To escape war-torn Poland, a former concentration camp inmate (Valentina Cortese) adopts the identity of a deceased fellow prisoner who has a young son living with his wealthy great aunt in San Francisco. Cortese moves into the family's Telegraph Hill mansion and, after the old woman dies, inherits her fortune. Unknown to Cortese, however, her disguise and newfound wealth have put both her and her "son's" lives in mortal danger. Director Robert Wise's high-tension noir drama also stars Richard Basehart and Fay Baker. 93 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital stereo, Dolby Digital mono, Spanish Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish; audio commentary; photo gallery; theatrical trailer.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Interior Decoration (B&W)
- Robert Wise
- Black & White
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Richard Basehart, Valentina Cortesa, William Lundigan, Fay Baker, Gordon Gebert, Kei Thing Chung, Steve Geray, Herbert Butterfield, John Burton, Katherine Meskill, Mario Siletti, Charles Wagenheim, David Clarke, Tamara Schee, Natasha Lytess, Ashmead Scott, Tom McDonough, Henry Rowland, Les O'Pace, Don Kohler, Harry Carter, Spencer Chan, Mari Young, Jeffrey Sayre, Roger McGee... More