“Leave Her to Heaven” quotes

Movie Leave Her to Heaven
Title Leave Her to Heaven
Year 1945
Director John M. Stahl
Genre Drama, Romance, Film-Noir
Plot – A young novelist, Richard Hartland, is approached by a beautiful and rich heiress, Ellen Berent, on a train. Soon, she falls in love with him and leaves her boyfriend, a jurist that travels often, and decides to marry Richard. Even though the mother and the half-sister of the girl try to warn Richard about Ellen's possessive behavior, he cannot resist her charm and the two get married a few days after they have met. Their marriage appears to be happy but soon enough Ellen is overcome by an unstoppable jealousy that brings her to kill everyone she identifies as "rivals" in her relationship with Richard, even her own son. Ellen is intentioned to kill herself but before doing so she plans to make another victim.
All actors – Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price, Mary Philips, Ray Collins, Gene Lockhart, Reed Hadley, Darryl Hickman, Chill Wills, , Gertrude Astor, Guy Beach, Audrey Betz, Olive Blakeney, Ruth Clifford, Harry Depp, Paul Everton, Jim Farley, Betty Hannon, Kenner G. Kemp, Hugh Maguire, Mae Marsh, Thomas Martin, Grant Mitchell, Hans Moebus, Milton Parsons, Addison Richards, Kay Riley, Earl Schenck, Charles Tannen
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  • “The walls are as thin as paper and the acoustics disgustingly perfect.”
    Gene Tierney - Ellen Berent Harland
    [Tag:hearing, sound]
  • “- Russell Quinton: I loved you.
    - Ellen Berent Harland: That's a concession.
    - Russell Quinton: And I'm still in love with you.
    - Ellen Berent Harland: That's a tribute.
    - Russell Quinton: And I always will be. Remember that.
    - Ellen Berent Harland: Russ, is that a threat?”

    Vincent Price - Russell Quinton
    Gene Tierney - Ellen Berent Harland
    [Tag:love, promises, threat]
  • “I'll never let you go. Never, never, never.”

    Gene Tierney - Ellen Berent Harland
  • “There's nothing wrong with Ellen. It's just that she loves too much.”
    Mary Philips - Mrs. Berent
  • “When I looked at you, exotic words drifted across the mirror of my mind like clouds across the summer sky.”

    Cornel Wilde - Richard Harland