Main title from Fortune is a Woman (as She Played With Fire – US title) 1957

Fortune Is a Woman


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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W |
| Stars: Jack Hawkins, Arlene Dahl, Dennis Price | Director: Sidney Gilliat

An insurance assessor investigates a fire, finds a murder, marries the victim’s widow and is blackmailed…


British actor Jack Hawkins wears a jacket and tie
Oliver Branwell
Arlene Dahl
Sarah Moreton Branwell
Dennis Price sports a natty moustache, cravat and white jumper, all whilst smoking a cigarette
Tracey Moreton
Violet Farebrother
Mrs Moreton
Ian Hunter (as Philip Templar) in a photograph from The White Unicorn (1947) (81)
Clive Fisher
Malcolm Keen
Old Abercrombie
Photograph of English actor, Geoffrey Keen (1)
Michael Abercrombie aka Young Abercrombie
Patrick Holt
Fred Connor
John Robinson
Berkeley Reckitt
Michael Goodliffe
Detective Insp. Barnes
Martin Lane
Det. Constable Watson
Bernard Miles
Mr Jerome
Photograph of English actor, Christopher Lee (1)
Charles Highbury
Greta Gynt (as Elsie Silver) in a screenshot from Mr. Emmanuel (1944) (4)
Vere Litchen
John Phillips
Willis Croft
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Main title from Fortune is a Woman (as She Played With Fire – US title) 1957


Sidney Gilliat
Director / Writer (novel)
Winston Graham
Writer (novel)

Also known as

She Played With Fire (USA)


Individual Pictures
Production company
John Harvel Productions
Production company