Production info

Temptation
USA, 1946

George Brent, Paul Lukas, Arnold Moss, Merle Oberon
Directed by Irving Pichel

  

In a flashback, late-Victorian beauty Ruby, a divorcee with a shady past, calculatingly marries rich Egyptologist Nigel, who installs her at his Cairo estate while he digs for mummies. Bored, Ruby undertakes to recover a friend's letters from blackmailer Baroudi. But when she meets the man, mutual attraction leads to an affair. As Ruby gets in deeper, she finds Baroudi is even more unscrupulous than she dreamed.


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