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Gaslight (1944)

Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Dame May Whitty, Angela Lansbury, Barbara Everest, Emil Rameau, Edmund Breon, Halliwell Hobbes, Heather Thatcher
Charles Boyer
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Gregory tells Paula, “You’ve been forgetful lately.” (0:31)

Pianist Gregory asks, “Paula, will you please stop being hysterical?” (0:52)

Hookah on a table. (1:03)

Gregory tells Paula, “If I could only get inside that brain of yours and understand what makes you do these crazy, twisted things.”
Paula: “Gregory, are you trying to tell me I’m insane?”
Gregory: “Your mother was mad.”
”She died in an asylum when you were a year old.”
”He described her symptoms to me... It began with her imagining things, that she heard noises, footsteps, voices, and then the voices began to speak to her, and in the end, she died in an asylum with no brain at all.” (1:12)

Paula recalls Gregory repeatedly telling her, “Your mother was mad,” then “She died in an asylum.” (1:24)

Inspector Brian tells Paula, “You’re afraid you’re going out of your mind.” (1:28)

Paula tells Brian, “He said I was going out of my mind.”
Brian: ”You’re not going out of your mind. You’re slowly and systematically being driven out of your mind.” (1:33)

Gregory asks Paula, “Have you ever seen anyone walking in their sleep?”
Paula: “My mind is going.”
Gregory tells Brian, ”I should have followed my instinct about you, as you followed yours.” (1:40)

Paula asks Gregory, “Have you gone mad my husband? Or is it I who am mad... I am mad.”
”If I don’t find it you’ll put me in the madhouse... How can a mad woman help her husband to escape”
Gregory: “But you’re not mad.”
Paula: “Yes, I am mad, as my mother was mad!”
”If I were not mad, I could have helped you... But because I am mad I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you, and because I am mad...” (1:49)