|Rebecca (1940) [Mrs. Danvers]: Burned to death in a fire; we see her trapped inside the burning building before the movie cuts away to the outside.
And Then There Were None (1945) [Emily Brent]: Injected with poison (off-screen) by Barry Fitzgerald; we only see her hand hanging over the edge of the bed when her body is discovered afterwards.
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) [Mrs. Ivers]: Falls down a flight of stairs after being hit on the head with her cane by her niece (Janis Wilson).
The Red House (No Trespassing) (1947) [Ellen Morgan]: Accidentally shot by Rory Calhoun.
The Furies (1950) [Flo Burnett]: Stabbed in the eye by Barbara Stanwyck. (Thanks to Howard)
Hallmark Hall of Fame: Macbeth (1954) [Lady Macbeth]: Commits suicide. (I haven't seen this version, so I don't know if anything was shown, but we all know the story...)
Producer's Showcase: Caesar and Cleopatra (1956) [Ftatateeta]: Throat slit by Jack Hawkins. (Thanks to Gordon)
The Ten Commandments (1956) [Memnet]: Pushed off of a balcony (off-screen) by Anne Baxter; we only see Anne approaching Judith menacingly as Judith backs out of the frame. (Thanks to Johan, Adrian, and Michael)
Macbeth (1960) [Lady Macbeth]: Commits suicide. (This was a remake using the same cast as the 1954 Hallmark Hall of Fame TV version.)
A Man Called Horse (1970) [Buffalo Cow Head]: Dies (off-screen) of old age, compounded by grief over the death of her son; we last see her collapsing at his funeral pyre. (Thanks to Brian)
|Judith Anderson (1897 - 1992)|