A Woman's Vengeance

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A Woman's Vengeance
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Charles Boyer and Ann Blyth
Directed by Zoltan Korda
Produced by Zoltan Korda
Written by Aldous Huxley (based on his short story "The Gioconda Smile")
Starring Charles Boyer
Music by Miklós Rózsa
Cinematography Russell Metty
Edited by Jack Wheeler
Distributed by Universal Studios
Release dates
July 5, 1948 (1948-07-05)
Running time
96 minutes
Country United States
Language English

A Woman's Vengeance (1948) is a film directed by Zoltán Korda, with a screenplay by Aldous Huxley based on his short story "The Gioconda Smile", and starring Charles Boyer, Ann Blyth, Jessica Tandy, Cedric Hardwicke, Rachel Kempson, and Mildred Natwick. The film was released by Universal Studios.


Henry Maurier rebounds from the death of wife Emily by marrying his brother-in-law's mistress, upsetting another woman who is in love with him. Suspicions grow that Henry might have hurried along his wife's death with poison.


Radio adaptation

A Woman's Vengeance was presented on Lux Radio Theatre March 22, 1948. Boyer and Blyth reprised their original roles in the adaptation.[1]


  1. "Boyer, Blyth Play Original Roles on 'Lux'". Harrisburg Telegraph. March 20, 1948. p. 22. Retrieved August 8, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles> open access publication - free to read

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