The Unholy Wife (1957)


The Unholy Wife Poster
Original Title: The Unholy Wife
Type: Movie
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Runtime: 94 Minutes    (1 Hours : 34 Minutes)
Release Date: Oct 1957 (USA)
Is Adult: No
Language: 
English
Rated: n/A
Director: 
John Farrow
Writer: 
Jonathan Latimer, William Durkee
Stars: 
Diana Dors, Rod Steiger, Tom Tryon  »




Description

A gold-digger floozy marries a wealthy wine producer but she secretly takes a young lover with whom she conspires to murder her husband for his fortune.




Plot

Wealthy vintner Paul Hochen meets blonde bombshell Phyllis in a bar...and marries her. In due course, Phyllis is bored by Paul, and finds an exciting new lover in rodeo rider San. To adjust matters, she forms a murderous scheme, which seems to be going wrong...or is it? Will irony intervene in time to thwart a seemingly perfect crime? Written by Rod Crawford




Tagline

HALF-ANGEL......HALF-DEVIL, she made him HALF-A-MAN! ...she flaunted his hopes, taunted his dreams, turned his peaceful valley into a volcano of seething passions that even murder could not stem! (original poster)





Details (General)

  • AKA (Also Known As)

    The Prowler (United States)
    The Lady and the Prowler (United States)
    La femme et le rôdeur (France)
    Esposa culpable (Spain)
    La casada infiel (Argentina)

  • Company

    John Farrow Productions

  • Country

    United States

  • Certification

    Australia:G
    Australia:PG (TV rating)
    Brazil:18
    Finland:K-16
    Norway:16
    Sweden:15
    United Kingdom:A
    United States:Approved
    United States:Passed (National Board of Review)
    West Germany:16

  • Location

    Napa Valley
    California
    USA





  • Details (Technical)

  • Aspect Ratio

    2.00 : 1

  • Color

    Color (Technicolor)

  • Sound Mix

    Mono (RCA Sound Recording)