Vintage Photos of Ingrid Bergman in Hitchcock´s Under Capricorn (1949)

Under Capricorn is, a 1949 British historical thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock, about a man who is in love with a woman who turns out to be an alcoholic. Hitchcock considered it to be one of his worst films. It was based on the novel Under Capricorn (1937) by Australian novelist and politician Helen Simpson.

The film is a mystery involving a love triangle, set in colonial Sydney, New South Wales, Australia during the 1830s. The new Governor, Sir Richard (Cecil Parker), arrives with his cheery but indolent nephew, the Honorable Charles Adare (Michael Wilding), who is invited to dinner by a local business man (Joseph Cotten) and discovers that he already knows his wife, Lady Henrietta (Ingrid Bergman). She is now a hopeless alcoholic who is socially shunned, but she used to be a good friend of Charles’ sister when they were children in Ireland.

The title “Under Capricorn” references the Tropic of Capricorn, which bisects Australia. Capricornus is a constellation; Capricorn is an astrological sign dominated by the goat, which is a symbol of sexual desire.

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Publicity shot of Ingrid Bergman and Michael Wilding in “Under Capricorn”, 1949 via

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Publicity shot of Ingrid Bergman and Michael Wilding in “Under Capricorn”, 1949 via

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Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Michael Wilding in “Under Capricorn”, 1949 via

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Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Michael Wilding in “Under Capricorn”, 1949 via

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Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Michael Wilding in “Under Capricorn”, 1949 via

Ingrid Bergman for Notorious directed by Alfred Hitchcock (1946)

Notorious is a 1946 American spy film noir directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman and Claude Rains as three people whose lives become intimately entangled during an espionage operation. It was shot in late 1945 and early 1946, and was released by RKO Radio Pictures in August 1946.

Notorious is considered by critics and scholars to mark a watershed for Hitchcock artistically, and to represent a heightened thematic maturity. His biographer, Donald Spoto, writes that:

 “Notorious is in fact Alfred Hitchcock’s first attempt—at the age of forty-six—to bring his talents to the creation of a serious love story, and its story of two men in love with Ingrid Bergman could only have been made at this stage of his life.”

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Ingrid Bergman for Notorious directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 1946 via

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Ingrid Bergman for Notorious directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 1946 via

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Ingrid Bergman for Notorious directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 1946 via

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Ingrid Bergman for Notorious directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 1946 via

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Ingrid Bergman for Notorious directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 1946 via

 

Vintage Cinema Photos of Actresses Playing Nuns

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Portrait of Audrey Hepburn in The Nun’s Story directed by Fred Zinnemann, 1959 via

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Joan Collins for the Sea wife, 1957 via

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Portrait of Ingrid Bergman in The Bell’s of St. Mary’s directed by Leo McCarey, 1945. Photo by Ralph Crane via

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Anna Karine in La religieuse directed by Jacques Rivette, 1966 via

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Deborah Kerr in Black Narcissus directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, 1947 via

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Julie Andrews and Peggy Wood in The Sound of Music directed by Robert Wise, 1965 via

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Debbie Reynolds in The Singing Nun directed by Henry Koster, 1966 via

 

Ingrid Bergman in War Romance Arch of Triumph (1948)

Arch of Triumph is a 1948 American war romance film starring Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer and Charles Laughton. It was directed by Lewis Milestone and is based on the 1945 novel Arch of Triumph by Erich Maria Remarque, which he wrote during his nine-year exile in the United States.

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Portrait of Ingrid Bergman in Arch of Triumph directed by Lewis Milestone, 1948. Photo by Peter Stackpole via

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Portrait of Ingrid Bergman in Arch of Triumph directed by Lewis Milestone, 1948. Photo by Peter Stackpole via

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Portrait of Ingrid Bergman in Arch of Triumph directed by Lewis Milestone, 1948. Photo by Peter Stackpole via

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Portrait of Ingrid Bergman in Arch of Triumph directed by Lewis Milestone, 1948. Photo by Peter Stackpole via

Ingrid Bergman on her Wedding Day (1937)

In 1937, at the age of 21, Ingrid Bergman (1915 – 1982) married Petter Aron Lindström; a dentist at the time, he would later study to become a neurosurgeon. The couple had a daughter, Pia. The marriage lasted until 1950, when she fell in love with Italian film director Roberto Rossellini on the set of Stromboli.

Lindström sued for desertion and waged a custody battle with Bergman for their daughter, and Pia did not reunite with her mother until 1957.

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Ingrid Bergman on her wedding day, 1937 via

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Ingrid Bergman with Petter Lindström on their wedding day, 1937 via

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Ingrid Bergman with Petter Lindström on their wedding day, 1937 via

Wonderful Vintage photos of Ingrid Bergman in Casablanca (1942)

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Portrait of Ingrid Bergman in Casablanca directed by Michael Curtiz, 1942. Photo by Ernest Bachrach via

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Portrait of Ingrid Bergman in Casablanca directed by Michael Curtiz, 1942. Photo by Ernest Bachrach via

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Portrait of Ingrid Bergman in Casablanca directed by Michael Curtiz, 1942. Photo by Ernest Bachrach via