Magnificent obsession

by Douglas Sirk 1h48min United States 1953
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Film details

Magnificent obsession
by Douglas Sirk

A rich playboy whose recklessness inadvertently causes the death of a prominent doctor tries to make amends to his widow, and falls for her in the process.

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  • Rock Hudson : Bob Merrick
  • Jane Wyman : Helen Phillips
  • Agnes Moorehead : Nancy Ashford
  • And with: Otto Kruger, Barbara Rush, Gregg Palmer, Sara Shane, Paul Cavanagh, Judy Nugent, George Lynn, Richard Cutting, Robert Williams, Helen Kleeb


  • Director Douglas Sirk
  • Scenario Robert Blees, Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Heerman, Wells Root
  • Original work author Lloyd C. Douglas
  • Photo director Russell Metty
  • Set Design Russell A. Gausman, Ruby R. Levitt
  • Costume Design Bill Thomas
  • Editing Milton Carruth
  • Original music Frank Skinner, Joseph Gershenson
  • Producer Ross Hunter
  • Production Compagny Universal Pictures
  • Distributor Universal Pictures

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio2,0
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1953
  • Release date for France05/18/1955
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageEnglish
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