Cinema: New Picture, May 19, 1947

The Imperfect Lady (Paramount) is the spirited daughter (Teresa Wright) of a late-Victorian shopkeeper (Reginald Owen). Touring with a dancing troupe against papa's wishes, she meets and falls in love with Ray Milland, who tries to appeal to the audience going & coming: he is standing for Parliament as a Liberal, and he is the brother of a lord (Sir Cedric Hardwicke). After the young people are married, it develops that Teresa has been mixed up with a hot-tempered Spanish concert pianist (Anthony Quinn) whom the police suspect of murder. If she furnishes his alibi, she—and her husband—will be forever...

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