Poster of The Letter

The Letter

Plot: After a woman shoots a man to death, a damning letter she wrote raises suspicions.
Release Date: Thursday, November 21 1940
83 years ago
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Cast

Portrait of Bette DavisBette Davis
Bette Davis was
32 in The Letter.
as 'Leslie Crosbie'.
Sun, Apr 05 1908 –
Fri, Oct 06 1989
Portrait of Herbert MarshallHerbert Marshall
Herbert Marshall was
50 in The Letter.
as 'Robert Crosbie'.
Wed, May 21 1890 –
Sun, Jan 23 1966
Portrait of James StephensonJames Stephenson
James Stephenson was
51 in The Letter.
as 'Howard Joyce'.
Sat, Apr 13 1889 –
Tue, Jul 29 1941
Portrait of Frieda InescortFrieda Inescort
Frieda Inescort was
39 in The Letter.
as 'Dorothy Joyce'.
Sat, Jun 29 1901 –
Thu, Feb 26 1976
Portrait of Gale SondergaardGale Sondergaard
Gale Sondergaard was
41 in The Letter.
as 'Mrs. Hammond'.
Sun, Feb 12 1899 –
Wed, Aug 14 1985
Portrait of Bruce LesterBruce Lester
Bruce Lester was
28 in The Letter.
as 'John Withers'.
Thu, Jun 06 1912 –
Fri, Jun 13 2008
Portrait of Elizabeth InglisElizabeth Inglis
Elizabeth Inglis was
27 in The Letter.
as 'Adele Ainsworth'.
Thu, Jul 10 1913 –
Sat, Aug 25 2007
Portrait of Cecil KellawayCecil Kellaway
Cecil Kellaway was
50 in The Letter.
as 'Prescott'.
Fri, Aug 22 1890 –
Wed, Feb 28 1973
Portrait of Victor Sen YungVictor Sen Yung
Victor Sen Yung was
25 in The Letter.
as 'Ong Chi Seng'.
Mon, Oct 18 1915 –
Sat, Nov 01 1980
Portrait of Doris LloydDoris Lloyd
Doris Lloyd was
44 in The Letter.
as 'Mrs. Cooper'.
Wed, Jul 01 1896 –
Tue, May 21 1968
Portrait of Willie FungWillie Fung
Willie Fung was
44 in The Letter.
as 'Chung Hi'.
Mon, Mar 02 1896 –
Mon, Apr 16 1945
Portrait of Tetsu KomaiTetsu Komai
Tetsu Komai was
46 in The Letter.
as 'Head Boy'.
Mon, Apr 23 1894 –
Mon, Aug 10 1970
Portrait of Zita BacaZita Baca
Zita Baca was
>> in The Letter.
as 'Woman (uncredited)'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Brooks BenedictBrooks Benedict
Brooks Benedict was
44 in The Letter.
as 'Party Guest (uncredited)'.
Wed, Feb 05 1896 –
Mon, Jan 01 1968
Portrait of William A. BoardwayWilliam A. Boardway
William A. Boardway was
>> in The Letter.
as 'Trial Spectator (uncredited)'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of David BruceDavid Bruce
David Bruce was
24 in The Letter.
as 'Man (uncredited)'.
Thu, Jan 06 1916 –
Mon, May 03 1976
Portrait of James CarlisleJames Carlisle
James Carlisle was
58 in The Letter.
as 'Attorney (uncredited)'.
Sun, Jan 15 1882 –
Sun, Jan 03 1954
Portrait of George FordGeorge Ford
George Ford was
>> in The Letter.
as 'Party Guest (uncredited)'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Roland GotRoland Got
Roland Got was
>> in The Letter.
as 'Man (uncredited)'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Sam HarrisSam Harris
Sam Harris was
63 in The Letter.
as 'Party Guest (uncredited)'.
Thu, Jan 11 1877 –
Wed, Oct 22 1969
Portrait of Holmes HerbertHolmes Herbert
Holmes Herbert was
58 in The Letter.
as 'Robert's Friend at Bar at Party (uncredited)'.
Sun, Jul 30 1882 –
Wed, Dec 26 1956
Portrait of Charles IrwinCharles Irwin
Charles Irwin was
53 in The Letter.
as 'Bob's Friend (uncredited)'.
Mon, Jan 31 1887 –
Sun, Jan 12 1969
Portrait of Pete G. KatchenaroPete G. Katchenaro
Pete G. Katchenaro was
>> in The Letter.
as 'Man (uncredited)'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Crauford KentCrauford Kent
Crauford Kent was
59 in The Letter.
as 'Robert's Friend at Bar (uncredited)'.
Wed, Oct 12 1881 –
Thu, May 14 1953
Portrait of Carl M. LevinessCarl M. Leviness
Carl M. Leviness was
55 in The Letter.
as 'Trial Spectator (uncredited)'.
Mon, Jul 06 1885 –
Thu, Oct 15 1964
Portrait of Al LloydAl Lloyd
Al Lloyd was
56 in The Letter.
as 'Man at Trial (uncredited)'.
Thu, Jul 31 1884 –
Fri, Jul 10 1964
Portrait of Robert Locke LorraineRobert Locke Lorraine
Robert Locke Lorraine was
>> in The Letter.
as 'Trial Spectator (uncredited)'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Philo McCulloughPhilo McCullough
Philo McCullough was
47 in The Letter.
as 'Trial Spectator (uncredited)'.
Thu, Jun 15 1893 –
Fri, Jun 05 1981
Portrait of Leonard MudieLeonard Mudie
Leonard Mudie was
57 in The Letter.
as 'Fred (uncredited)'.
Wed, Apr 11 1883 –
Wed, Apr 14 1965
Portrait of David NewellDavid Newell
David Newell was
35 in The Letter.
as 'Geoffrey Hammond (uncredited)'.
Mon, Jan 23 1905 –
Fri, Jan 25 1980
Portrait of Paul PanzerPaul Panzer
Paul Panzer was
68 in The Letter.
as 'Trial Spectator (uncredited)'.
Sun, Nov 03 1872 –
Sat, Aug 16 1958
Portrait of Thomas PogueThomas Pogue
Thomas Pogue was
>> in The Letter.
as 'Juror #10 (uncredited)'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of John RidgelyJohn Ridgely
John Ridgely was
31 in The Letter.
as 'Driver (uncredited)'.
Mon, Sep 06 1909 –
Thu, Jan 18 1968
Portrait of Leslie SketchleyLeslie Sketchley
Leslie Sketchley was
38 in The Letter.
as 'Trial Spectator (uncredited)'.
Sun, Aug 17 1902 –
Sat, Oct 14 1972
Portrait of Douglas WaltonDouglas Walton
Douglas Walton was
30 in The Letter.
as 'Well Wisher (uncredited)'.
Sun, Oct 16 1910 –
Wed, Nov 15 1961
Portrait of Leo WhiteLeo White
Leo White was
67 in The Letter.
as 'Man at Trial (uncredited)'.
Sun, Nov 09 1873 –
Mon, Sep 20 1948
Portrait of Otto YamaokaOtto Yamaoka
Otto Yamaoka was
36 in The Letter.
as 'Bartender at Party (uncredited)'.
Mon, Apr 25 1904 –
Mon, Jun 05 1967

Crew

Portrait of William WylerWilliam Wyler
Director, Producer
William Wyler was
38 in The Letter.
Tue, Jul 01 1902 –
Mon, Jul 27 1981
Portrait of Leo F. ForbsteinLeo F. Forbstein
Music Director
Leo F. Forbstein was
48 in The Letter.
Sun, Oct 16 1892 –
Thu, Feb 12 1948
Portrait of Tony GaudioTony Gaudio
Director of Photography
Tony Gaudio was
57 in The Letter.
Tue, Nov 20 1883 –
Fri, Aug 10 1951
Portrait of Howard KochHoward Koch
Screenplay
Howard Koch was
38 in The Letter.
Thu, Dec 12 1901 –
Thu, Aug 17 1995
Portrait of Hal B. WallisHal B. Wallis
Executive Producer
Hal B. Wallis was
41 in The Letter.
Wed, Sep 13 1899 –
Sun, Oct 05 1986
Portrait of Robert LordRobert Lord
Associate Producer
Robert Lord was
40 in The Letter.
Tue, May 01 1900 –
Mon, Apr 05 1976
Portrait of Warren LowWarren Low
Editor
Warren Low was
35 in The Letter.
Sat, Aug 12 1905 –
Thu, Jul 27 1989
Portrait of George AmyGeorge Amy
Editor
George Amy was
37 in The Letter.
Thu, Oct 15 1903 –
Thu, Dec 18 1986
Portrait of Max SteinerMax Steiner
Original Music Composer
Max Steiner was
52 in The Letter.
Thu, May 10 1888 –
Tue, Dec 28 1971
Portrait of Jack L. WarnerJack L. Warner
Executive In Charge Of Production
Jack L. Warner was
48 in The Letter.
Tue, Aug 02 1892 –
Sat, Sep 09 1978
Portrait of W. Somerset MaughamW. Somerset Maugham
Theatre Play
W. Somerset Maugham was
66 in The Letter.
Sun, Jan 25 1874 –
Wed, Dec 15 1965
Portrait of Hugo FriedhoferHugo Friedhofer
Orchestrator
Hugo Friedhofer was
39 in The Letter.
Fri, May 03 1901 –
Sun, May 17 1981
Portrait of Gordon BauGordon Bau
Makeup Artist
Gordon Bau was
33 in The Letter.
Mon, Jul 01 1907 –
Mon, Jul 21 1975
Portrait of Carl Jules WeylCarl Jules Weyl
Art Direction
Carl Jules Weyl was
49 in The Letter.
Sat, Dec 06 1890 –
Mon, Jul 12 1948
Portrait of Orry-KellyOrry-Kelly
Costume Design
Orry-Kelly was
42 in The Letter.
Wed, Dec 29 1897 –
Thu, Feb 27 1964
Portrait of Dolph ThomasDolph Thomas
Sound
Dolph Thomas was
47 in The Letter.
Thu, Dec 08 1892 –
Thu, Apr 21 1966
Portrait of Louis VincenotLouis Vincenot
Technical Advisor
Louis Vincenot was
>> in The Letter.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Perc WestmorePerc Westmore
Makeup Artist
Perc Westmore was
36 in The Letter.
Sat, Oct 29 1904 –
Wed, Sep 30 1970
Portrait of John VillasinJohn Villasin
Technical Advisor
John Villasin was
>> in The Letter.
Unknown Birthday