Flesh and Fantasy

1943

Directed by Julien Duvivier 

Writing credits Ellis St. Joseph  (story) and Oscar Wilde 
 
Genre: Drama

Plot Outline: Two clubmen discuss the occult, introducing three weird tales: 1) Plain, bitter Henrietta secretly loves law student Michael. Then on Mardi Gras night, a mysterious stranger gives her a mask of beauty that she must return at midnight. 2) At a party, palmist Podgers makes uncannily accurate predictions, later telling skeptic Marshal Tyler that he will murder someone. The notion obsesses Tyler, with ironic consequences. 3) High wire artist Gaspar dreams of falling, then loses his nerve. He recognizes Joan from his dreams, and falls for her. Will any of his dreams, involving Joan and disaster, come true?

Complete credited cast:
Edward G. Robinson .... Marshall Tyler
Charles Boyer .... Paul Gaspar
Barbara Stanwyck .... Joan Stanley
Betty Field .... Henrietta
Robert Cummings .... Michael
Thomas Mitchell .... Septimus Podgers
Charles Winninger .... King Lamarr
Anna Lee .... Rowena
Dame May Whitty .... Lady Pamela Hardwick
C. Aubrey Smith .... Dean of Chichester
Robert Benchley .... Doakes
Edgar Barrier .... Stranger
David Hoffman .... Davis
 
Also Known As:
Obsessions (1943)
Six Destinies (1943)
Country: USA
Language: English
Color: Black and White
Sound Mix: Mono
Certification: Finland:K-16