Madness of the Heart

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| | UK | Drama, Romance | 1h 15min |
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Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Paul Dupuis, Kathleen Byron

A blind girl marries a French aristocrat and has to cope with a jealous neighbour

A London girl falls happily in love with a Frenchman, Paul, only to go blind. After briefly seeking solace in her childhood convent, Lydia returns with her new love to secular life. The couple move into Paul’s parents’ château in the south of France – but does somebody want Lydia dead?

Cast

Margaret Lockwood promotional headshot for Jassy, c. 1947, autographed "Sincerely" by the actress
Lydia Garth
Paul Dupuis
Paul de Vandiere
British actress, Kathleen Byron
Verite Faimont
Maxwell Reed
Joseph Rondolet
Thora Hird
Rosa
Raymond Lovell
Comte de Vandiere
Maurice Denham
Dr Simon Blake
David Hutcheson
Max Ffoliott
Cathleen Nesbitt
Mother Superior
Peter Illing
Dr Matthieu
Jack McNaughton
Attendant
Pamela Stirling
Felicite
Marie Burke
Comtesse de Vandiere
Marie Ault
Nun
Joy Harington
Sister Agnes
Kynaston Reeves
Sir Robert Hammond
Sheila Raynor
Nun
Marcel Poncin
Frenchman
Stafford Byrne
Porter
Patricia Cutts
Girl at bookstall
Betty Blake
Woman at bookstall
Cynthia Teale
Gwennie
Muriel Russell
Millie
Sam Lysons
Priest
Paul Anthony
Acolyte
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Director

Charles Bennett

Producer

Richard Wainwright

Writer

(screenplay)

Film Footage

Black and White

Released

1949

Production Company


Two Cities Films
Logo for the Two Cities Film production company.  This was the company’s second logo.

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Sketch magazine with Margaret Lockwood in Madness of the Heart.  27th April, 1949.
Sketch magazine – Margaret Lockwood – April 1949
Margaret Lockwood (as Lydia Garth) in a photograph from Madness of the Heart (1949) (27)
Madness of the Heart (1949) photograph (27) | Margaret Lockwood
A Day with Margaret Lockwood.   In the morning Margaret Lockwood plays in a scene which is set in a hospital room.   She has just had an eye operation.   While the camera is lined up Director Charles Bennett gives a demonstration of the type of hospital visitor that is a joy to have around.   He brings grapes and eats them all himself.
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Maurice Denham (as Dr Simon Blake) and Margaret Lockwood (as Lydia Garth) in a photograph from Madness of the Heart (1949) (25)
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Lydia Garth (Margaret Lockwood) enters the nunnery in Madness of the Heart
Lydia Garth (Margaret Lockwood) enters the nunnery
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Foto Romanzo Cine Romanzo magazine with Paul Dupuis and  Margaret Lockwood in Madness of the Heart.  1954, issue number 19.  (Italian)
Foto Romanzo Cine Romanzo magazine – Paul Dupuis, Margaret Lockwood – 1954
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Madness of the Heart (1949) photograph (21) | Margaret Lockwood
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Margaret Lockwood (as Lydia Garth) and Paul Dupuis (as Paul de Vandiere) in a photograph from Madness of the Heart (1949) (20)
Madness of the Heart (1949) photograph (20) | Margaret Lockwood, Paul Dupuis
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Madness of the Heart (1949) photograph (19) | Margaret Lockwood
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Madness of the Heart (1949) photograph (18) | Margaret Lockwood
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Film Post magazine with Margaret Lockwood in Madness of the Heart.  Autumn issue, 1949.
Film Post magazine – Margaret Lockwood – 1949
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Illustrierte Film Bühne magazine with Paul Dupuis and  Margaret Lockwood in Madness of the Heart.  Issue number 774.  (German)  Die Rivalin.
Illustrierte Film Bühne magazine – Paul Dupuis, Margaret Lockwood
Illustrierte Film Bühne magazine with Margaret Lockwood in Madness of the Heart.  1949, issue number 774.  (German)
Illustrierte Film Bühne magazine – Margaret Lockwood – 1949
Picture Show magazine with Paul Dupuis and  Margaret Lockwood in Madness of the Heart.  3rd September, 1949.
Picture Show magazine – Paul Dupuis, Margaret Lockwood – September 1949
Margaret Lockwood (as Lydia Garth) in a photograph from Madness of the Heart (1949) (1)
Madness of the Heart (1949) photograph (1) | Margaret Lockwood

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