Strange Illusion

Strange Illusion

Strange Illusion is a 1945 film noir crime film directed by Edgar G. Ulmer and starring Jimmy Lydon, Warren William and Sally Eilers. According to noir historian Spencer Selby the film is "a stylish cheapie by the recognized master of stylish cheapies."


A college student has a recurrent dream that leads him to suspect there is something sinister about his widowed mother's suitor.

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    director Edgar George Ulmer
    editor Carl Pierson
    genre crime mystery
    keywords college student widowed mother
    musicBy Leo Erdody
    producer Leon Fromkess
    productionCompany PRC Pictures
    publisher Producers Releasing Corporation
    theme film noir noir