Magnificent Obsession (Criterion Collection) (1954)
Classic "three-hanky" melodrama from producer Ross Hunter, starring Rock Hudson as a playboy whose drunken ways lead to Jane Wyman's losing her husband and her sight. A repentant Hudson becomes a surgeon in order to restore Wyman's vision and falls in love with her, concealing his identity, along the way. With Barbara Rush, Otto Kruger; Douglas Sirk directs. Two-disc set also includes the 1935 version starring Irene Dunne and Robert Taylor. 108 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH); audio commentary; featurettes; interviews.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Actress (Jane Wyman)
- Douglas Sirk
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Agnes Moorehead, Otto Kruger, Barbara Rush, Gregg Palmer, Paul Cavanagh, Sara Shane, Richard H. Cutting, Judy Nugent, Helen Kleeb, Rudolph Anders, Fred Nurney, John Mylong, Alexander Campbell, Mae Clarke, Joe Mell, Robert B. Williams, Will White, George Lynn, Jack Kelly, Lee Roberts, Lisa Gaye, Kathleen O'Malley, William Leslie... More