Spellbound (1945)

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  • The House of Doctor Edwardes Alternative

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Thriller. The new head of a home for mentally disturbed people has certain episodes of panic and trauma, and soon his colleague Constance grasps that not all is as it seems, and he is suffering from amnesia. When a murder case involves them, they go on the run in a bid to prove his innocence, which Constance believes she can do by unlocking his memory through psychoanalysis. They journey to her old mentor's house and on to a ski resort to fathom the mystery, but there remains one more surprise in store which they had failed to foresee.

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