The Search for Bridey Murphy

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The Search for Bridey Murphy ★★ 1956

Long before channelers, Ramtha and New-Age profiteers, there was a Colorado housewife who under hypnosis described a previous life as an Irish girl. Her famous claim was never proven—but that didn't stop this wellacted but dull dramatization. Neither sensationalist, nor likely to persuade skeptics. Based on the book by Morey Bernstein, hypnotist in the case. 84m/B VHS . Teresa Wright, Louis Hayward, Nancy Gates, Kenneth Tobey, Richard Anderson; D: Noel Langley; W: Noel Langley.