Woman of Straw

Woman of Straw

Director: Basil Dearden Cast: Gina Lollobrigida, Sean Connery, Ralph Richardson

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Overview

In this British melodrama based on a French novel by Catherine Arley, Sean Connery plays Anthony Richmond, a money-hungry young man enraged that his rich, dying uncle doesn't plan to include him in his will. Instead, Charles Richmond (Ralph Richardson) plans to give his fortune to charity. Anthony recruits a young nurse, Maria (Gina Lollobrigida), for a nefarious scheme. Her job is to care for the old man and get him to marry her and change the will so she gets his fortune. Then she will give Anthony a three-million-dollar share. Maria does her job well, but she comes to actually love Charles. ~ Michael Betzold

Product Details

Release Date: 04/14/2015
UPC: 0738329159924
Original Release: 1964
Rating: NR
Source: Kl Studio Classics
Region Code: 1
Time: 2:02:00
Sales rank: 30,213

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Gina Lollobrigida Maria
Sean Connery Anthony Richmond
Ralph Richardson Charles Richmond
Johnny Sekka Thomas
Laurence Hardy Baines
Danny D. Daniels Fenton
Edward Underdown First Executive
George Curzon Executive
A.J. Brown Third Executive
Peter Madden Yacht Captain
Alexander Knox Lomer
Andre Morell Judge
Robert Bruce John the Chauffeur
Peggy Marshall Wardress
Georgina Cookson Actor
Michael Goodliffe Penfield
Ronald Hatton Mate of Yacht
Douglas Wilmer Dr. Murray
Joseph Wise Peters
George Zenios Boy at Island Hotel
Gilda Dahlberg Guests at Villa Salon
Michael Corcoran Cook

Technical Credits
Basil Dearden Director
Ken Adam Production Designer
Beatrice Dawson Costumes/Costume Designer
Christian Dior Costumes/Costume Designer
John Guthridge Editor
Otto Heller Cinematographer
Stanley Mann Screenwriter
Muir Mathieson Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Robert Muller Screenwriter
Peter Murton Art Director
Basil Newall Makeup
Freda Pearson Set Decoration/Design
Paul Rabiger Makeup
Michael Relph Producer,Screenwriter

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Woman of Straw
1. Chapter 1 [:01]
2. Chapter 2 [:10]
3. Chapter 3 [16:02]
4. Chapter 4 [11:55]
5. Chapter 5 [24:26]
6. Chapter 6 [15:28]
7. Chapter 7 [20:44]
8. Chapter 8 [10:52]
9. Chapter 9 [7:44]
10. Chapter 10 [10:06]

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