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After several years' service with the Marines in World War II, Tyrone Power made his much anticipated return to the screen in The Razor's Edge. Power is appropriately cast as disillusioned World War I vet Larry Darrell, who returns from hostilities questioning his old values. To find himself, Larry joins several other members of the Lost Generation in Paris. He is disillusioned once more when the society deb whom he loves, Isabel Bradley (Gene Tierney), marries another for wealth and position. She returns to Larry's life to break up his romance with unstable, alcoholic Sophie MacDonald (Anne Baxter in a powerhouse Oscar-winning performance). After Sophie's death, Larry determines that the life offered him by Isabel is not to his liking, and continues seeking his true place in the scheme of things. Acting as a respite between the plot's various intrigues is Clifton Webb as a waspish social arbiter, who ends up a lonely, dying man, imperiously dictating arrangements for his own funeral.

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Commentary by film historians Anthony Slide and Robert Birchard
Movietone news footage ("Honoring Somerset Maugham's Book", film premiere and Oscar presentations)
Full frame format (aspect ratio: 1.33:1)
Audio: English stereo, English mono, Spanish mono
Subtitles: English, Spanish

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FX2227238 Razor's Edge DVD (1946/Tyrone Power/Gene Tierney/Anne Baxtor) $14.98 $13.49