The Fallen Idol (1948)

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  • The Lost Illusion Alternative


The ambassador at a foreign embassy in London goes home to collect his wife, who has been recovering from an illness for the last eight months. Their son Felipe stays behind, under the supervision of Baines, the butler, and his wife. After Mrs Baines, unhinged by the discovery of her husband's love affair with Julie, dies in mysterious circumstances, Felipe becomes convinced that Baines has murdered his wife and tries to protect him from the police but ends up drawing attention to the contradictions in Baines' story.

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