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Karthik's rating of the film Magnificent Obsession

It is too bad that Stahl is so underrated (vis-à-vis Sirk at least), because beneath the absurdity of the plot motor (the Christic lefthand-righthand "formula"), and beneath even the compositional purity that undercuts the silliness of script (credit: Stahl), the wonderfully precise cutting (especially in the first 10 minutes) which keeps cutting to and away from the moments of crisis (CONTD in comments below)