The Guilt of Janet Ames : Got problems? Need a shrink? Call an alcoholic reporter instead. Janet Ames is a war widow who deeply resents the five buddies of her husband, whom he died to save, although she only knows their names. She is approaching a café where the first of the five men, whose names are on a list in her hand, is employed. Her plan, whatever it was, becomes somewhat secondary when she is ran over by a truck and is taken to the hospital unconsciousness. There, in one fell swoop of an amazing coincidence, she is identified by Smithfield Cobb, a reporter addicted to drink---probably because of his name---who also happens to be the fifth man on her list. She regains consciousness but is unable to walk, although the best medical minds in the building say she has no personal injury that prevents her from walking. Smithfield sees right off that her problem is mental, and he decides he will cure her by using psycho-analysis and suggestion---the man came equipped---to wipe away her perception that the five men whose lives her husband saved at the cost of his own were not worthy of the sacrifice. He describes to her each of the other four men and makes them all seem to be worthy and successful men and prime candidates for induction into the Jaycees. He lies of course, but all in a good cause. He gets around to himself and tells her he is quite a distinguished journalist---with a capital J---and the next thing anyone knows, Janet is dancing around the room and fully cured of her boiled-up resentment, or whatever. But, wait...it isn't over. Smithfield is ashamed of telling her all these lies, and he flees for the nearest bar and is working on becoming a complete basket-case. Janet follows and she then proceeds to overcome by psycho-analysis and suggestion--can't overlook that one--- a cure for him.
|Released:||March 06, 1947|
|Genres:||Drama Mystery Romance|
|Actors:||Arthur Space Betsy Blair Bill Wallace Charles Cane Denver Pyle Doreen McCann Doris Houck Edwin Cooper Emory Parnell Eve March Frank Orth Fred Howard George Riley Harry von Zell Hugh Beaumont Isabel Withers John Berkes John Farrell Kathleen O'Malley Melvyn Douglas Nina Foch Pat Lane Ray Walker Richard Benedict Rosalind Russell Sid Caesar Steve Benton Thomas E Jackson Victoria Horne Wanda Perry William Challee William Forrest William Trenk|
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