Man of Evil

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Man of Evil ★★ Fanny by Gaslight 1948

The hard times of the illegitimate daughter of a member of the British Parliament in the early 1900s, told with an astonishing number of plot twists and a plodding melodramtic style. Based on the novel “Fanny by Gaslight.” 108m/B VHS . GB Phyllis Calvert, James Mason, Wilfred Lawson, Stewart Granger, Margaretta Scott, Jean Kent, John Laurie, Stuart Lindsell, Nora Swinburne, Amy Veness, Ann Wilton, Helen Haye, Cathleen Nesbitt, Guy Le Feuvre, John Turnbull, Peter Jones; D: Anthony Asquith.