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A cop investigating a jewel robbery finds that all trails lead to his girlfriend - but she claims she's being framed.
Absolutely fascinating film noir which features 1936 Olympic ice skater Belita. Born in Hampshire, England, she made the transition from ice skater to Hollywood actress appearing in a handful of movies including 'The Hunted'. A interesting piece that basically revolves around a police detective who was her boyfriend and her captor who saw her serve four years in prison for theft of jewels. Upon her release they meet again and following a murder, she is chased down once again by her boyfriend played by Preston Foster. Mostly filmed as a two person character piece, this movie is actually quite absorbing and the longer it went on, the more i fell for it. Belita had a short time in Hollywood after which she retired from Hollywood and opened a garden centre in West London. A naturally beautiful girl that shone for a short time but gave us this gem.
Charles McGraw isn't in the credits! :( That guy is awesome! Very good movie. Lots to like about it.
- Out of the Past
- The Maltese Falcon
- Touch of Evil
- The Accused
- Ace in the Hole
- Act of Violence
- Affair in Havana
Every film listed in the Film Noir Encyclopedia 4th Edition: Classic Period by Alain Silver, Elizabeth Ward, James Ursini and…
- Little Caesar
- I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
- The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
'40s and '50's Film Noir with some early influences from the '30's, plus some late stragglers and homages.