Caught (1949) is an American dramatic film starring James Mason, Barbara Bel Geddes, and Robert Ryan, directed by Max Ophuls, and based on a novel by Libbie Block. Caught has been released on DVD in France and the UK.
Child actor Jimmy Hawkins also had a role in the film.
Young model Leonora Eames (Bel Geddes) weds multimillionaire Smith Ohlrig (Ryan). It is made clear from that start that Ohlrig is somewhat deranged and is not marrying for love. Leonora's motives are unclear. She is never seen expressing affection for Ohlrig, and while she insists several times that she married for love, there is a strong suggestion that she is deluding herself.
When Ohlrig becomes too abusive, she walks out penniless (but very well clothed), finds a job at a clinic in a poor neighborhood, and eventually falls for employer Dr. Larry Quinada (Mason). As an added complication, she becomes pregnant by Ohlrig during a one-night reconciliation. Her problems are resolved by a film-ending miscarriage,...