Dark Mirror, The (1946): Robert Siodmak’s Oscar-Nominated Melodrama, Starring Olivia De Havilland as Twin Sisters

In Robert Siodmak’s psychological melodrama, The Dark Mirror, Olivia De Havilland plays twins, one good, the other bad.

Lew Ayres plays the psychiatrist who helps policeman Thomas Mitchell unravel the case.

The screenplay is by Nunnally Johnson (who would soon become a director himself), based on Vladimir Pozner’s Oscar nominated Original Story.

Oscar Context:

The winner of the Original Story Oscar was Clemence Dane for “Vacation from Marriage.”