The New Pictures, Sep. 10, 1945

Love Letters (Hal Wallis-Paramount) endows an incredibly tortuous plot with such remarkably good acting, photography and direction that, whether you can take it or not, you are practically forced to like it.

The plot machinery starts whirring when Alan Quinton (Joseph Gotten) writes love letters for a casually wolfish friend, and falls in love with the recipient (Jennifer Jones). After that, all hell breaks loose. The girl, in love with the letters, marries the man she thinks has written them; the husband is murdered. The girl, suspected of the murder, comes down with acute...

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