Robert Gist (1965)

15 Certificate


Our Score
Joan Crawford's once-glittering career was in terminal decline by the time this dreary, second-rate TV movie was made, despite her memorable performance alongside Bette Davis in What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? just a few years before. In an attempt to capture the film noir style that had made her name, Crawford plays a mother who keeps her beautiful daughter prisoner in a vast mansion. Sadly, despite the promising premise, the end result is a boring and predictable mess, only saved from total failure by Crawford's valiant attempt to rise above the material.


A lawyer vows to discover why a wealthy woman keeps her beautiful daughter prisoner in a large mansion, but does not suspect the girl's terrible secret. Drama, starring Joan Crawford, Paul Burke and Diane Baker.

Cast & Crew

Della Chappel Joan Crawford
Bernard "Barney" Stafford Paul Burke
Jenny Chappel Diane Baker
Hugh Stafford Charles Bickford
David Stafford Richard Carlson
Joel Stafford Robert Sampson
Walter Garrick Otto Kruger
Director Robert Gist
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourGuidance: Contains some violence. Available on: DVD