My Name is Julia Ross - 1945
Movie: My Name is Julia Ross - 1945
Director: Joseph H. Lewis
Synopsis: A secretary in London, Julia Ross (Nina Foch) is desperate for work. At an employment agency she reveals that she has no close relatives, and is recommended as a live-in secretary to Mrs. Hughes (Dame May Whitty), a wealthy widow. Mrs. Hughes insists that she move in that very night. Two days later, Julia awakens a prisoner at an isolated seaside estate in Cornwall. All of her possessions have disappeared, and she is told that she is Marion, the wife of Ralph Hughes (George Macready) Mrs. Hughes' son. The staff have been told that she has sufered a nervous breakdown and they ignore her seemingly wild claims and her attempts to escape.
Scene: Julia/Marion awakes in a strange bedroom. The room is filled with monogrammed items.
Monogram: Prominent monograms in this movie are used to try to convince Julia of her new identity. Top: an elaborate and oversite chenile H, with brackets, on a round satin applique applied to the duvet cover. Bottom: dressing gown with curly script MH monogram.
Contributed by: Patricia Cohen