about the fact that Ian has his hands on Wanda's neck while they're having this obviously intimate and heartbreaking moment? because as you recall, their first meeting was him strangling her. his hands on her neck. It just shows how much character development they had through this whole thing, and how they have come to love each other, and she has grown to trust him and he's using this intimate gesture to convince her to stay with him.
Monty Woolley ( Aug. 17, 1888-Died May 6, 1963) was a veteran stage and screen actor whose trademark was a neatly trimmed white beard and mustache.The actor probably was best known for his portrayal of Sheridan Whiteside, the lead role in "The Man Who Came to Dinner." Woolley originated the role on Broadway. He received two Academy Award nominations for his roles in "The Pied Piper" (1942) and "Since You Went Away" (1944), but did not win an Oscar.