The story of Ten Little Indians is a familiar one, the famous Agatha Christie novel was already splendidly adapted into the classic And Then There Were None (1945), but its intricately plotted narrative is one which definitely withstands retelling.
Ten people unknown to each other are gathered together in an isolated mansion. As it turns out, all of them has some sort of criminal past involving murder which they have all succeeded to escape legal punishment for. Soon one of…
A very worthwhile, small scale, noir thriller written and directed by, (and also starring), Hugo Haas.
Cleo Moore plays Sherry, a wannabe actress, who one day receives the opportunity she has always dreamed of.
Haas, self reflectingly playing a movie director, gives her the shot, a small role in his latest motion picture, when one of his other actresses can’t make it in to work.
Sherry turns out to be a terrible actress though and, at least in her mind,…
Bunco Squad is definitely not a bad film, neither is it a very good one. It's pretty typical for a B crime movie of its period.
I guess, reasonably, one should not expect too much out of a film like Bunco Squad as one considers the sort of a not-very-ambitious B picture it in fact is.
The word "Bunco" is pretty funny though.
Apparently, Herbert I. Leeds also directed entries in both the Mr. Moto and the Charlie Chan series…