Woman of Straw

Woman of Straw

A young man attempts to gain control of his uncle's fortune with the help of a nurse.

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Woman of Straw


Thriller117 Mins1964

Charles Richmond (Ralph Richardson), a ruthless millionaire on his deathbed, has decided to leave his entire fortune to charity. His nephew Tony (Sean Connery), who wants to get his hands on his uncle's millions, enlists a beautiful nurse named Maria (Gina Lollobrigida) to seduce and wed Charles, then inherit his wealth. Tony, who is to split the money with Maria after the old man dies, is dismayed when the young woman actually falls for Charles, and has second thoughts about the scheme.


  • Suspenseful
  • Melodramatic