Home Before Dark (1958)

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136 min | Drama | English | 14 January 1959 (USA)

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A wealthy but emotionally damaged woman is released from a sanitarium a year after suffering a mental breakdown. She returns to her home, shared with her husband, stepsister, stepmother, and maid. She attempts to start her life over again, but the home environment that caused her breakdown are still there.

Mervyn LeRoy
Eileen Bassing (screenplay) Robert Bassing (screenplay) Eileen Bassing (novel)
Jean Simmons Dan O'Herlihy Rhonda Fleming Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 1 nomination.


Eleanor AudleyEleanor Audley

... Mrs. Hathaway

Efrem Zimbalist Jr.Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

... Jacob 'Jake' Diamond

Johnstone WhiteJohnstone White

... Malcolm Southey

Kathryn CardKathryn Card

... Mattie

Rhonda FlemingRhonda Fleming

... Joan Carlisle

Joan WeldonJoan Weldon

... Frances Barrett

Mabel AlbertsonMabel Albertson

... Inez Winthrop

Joanna BarnesJoanna Barnes

... Cathy Bergner

Marjorie BennettMarjorie Bennett

... Hazel Evans