Possessed (1947)

In all your life you've seen no portrayals to match the thrill of the unquenchable love of Joan Crawford for Van Heflin in "Possessed"!

  • Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1947-05-29
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 80 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 48min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Curtis Bernhardt
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From 80 Ratings


After being found wandering the streets of Los Angeles, a severely catatonic woman tells a doctor the complex story of how she wound up there.

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  • Joan Crawford

    as Louise Howell
  • Van Heflin

    as David Sutton
  • Raymond Massey

    as Dean Graham
  • Geraldine Brooks

    as Carol Graham
  • Stanley Ridges

    as Dr. Willard
  • John Ridgely

    as Chief investigator of drowning
  • Moroni Olsen

    as Dr. Ames - Mrs. Smith's psychiatrist
  • Erskine Sanford

    as Dr. Sherman - Graham's physician at inquest
  • Peter Miles

    as Wynn Graham
  • Jakob Gimpel

    as Walter Sveldon - pianist
  • Isabel Withers

    as Nurse Rosen
  • Lisa Golm

    as Elsie - Graham's maid in DC
  • Douglas Kennedy

    as District Attorney at inquest
  • Monte Blue

    as Norris - lake house caretaker
  • Don McGuire

    as Dr. Craig - Dr. Willard's asst.
  • Rory Mallinson

    as Coroner's assistant
  • Clifton Young

    as Intern
  • Griff Barnett

    as Coroner
Writing Silvia Richards Screenplay
Writing Ranald MacDougall Screenplay
Directing Curtis Bernhardt Director
Writing Rita Weiman Story
Crew Robert Burks Special Effects
Sound Herschel Daugherty Dialogue Editor
Editing Rudi Fehr Editor
Production Jerry Wald Producer
Camera Joseph A. Valentine Director of Photography
Sound Franz Waxman Original Music Composer
Art Anton Grot Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Perc Westmore Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Adrian Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Bernard Newman Costume Design
Production Jack L. Warner Executive Producer
Art Fred M. MacLean Set Decoration
Sound Robert B. Lee Sound
Crew William C. McGann Special Effects
Sound Leo F. Forbstein Music Director
Sound Leonid Raab Orchestrator