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Uncle Silas (film)

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Uncle Silas (film)

Uncle Silas is a 1947 British drama film directed by Charles Frank and starring Jean Simmons, Katina Paxinou and Derrick De Marney.[1] It is an adaptation of the novel Uncle Silas in which an heiress is pursued by her uncle, who craves her money following her father's death.

Plot

Caroline Ruthyn is the teenage niece of the her elderly uncle Silas, a sickly and at one time unbalanced man who becomes her guardian on the death of her father. The fact that Silas is broke and greedy and young Caroline is the heir to her father's vast fortune is reason enough for Caroline to be wary, but her fears increase when she meets Silas's perverted son and when she discovers that her fearsome former governess, Madame de la Rougierre, is working with her uncle...

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  • Internet Movie Database


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