Sunday Cinematheque at the Chazen: Reinventing Hollywood
The Guilt of Janet Ames | USA | 1947 | 35mm | 83 min. Director: Henry Levin
Sunday, February 25, 2018
Cast: Rosalind Russell, Melvyn Douglas, Sid Caesar The widowed and guilt-ridden Janet (Russell) sets out to meet the fellow platoon members of her late husband, who threw himself on a grenade to save his comrades’ lives. Struck by a car and overcome with hysterical paralysis, Janet is visited in the hospital by one of the men (Douglas) who tells her about himself and the other soldiers through a series of “vivid word pictures”.