Julia Ross secures employment, through a rather-noisy employment agency, with a wealthy widow, Mrs. Hughes, and goes to live at her house. Two days later, she awakens in a different house ... See full summary »
Joseph H. Lewis
Dame May Whitty,
Blaise Starrett is a rancher at odds with homesteaders when outlaws hold up the small town. The outlaws are held in check only by their notorious leader, but he is diagnosed with a fatal wound and the town is a powder keg waiting to blow.
After serving a five year prison sentence for allowing his men to destroy a town in a drunken spree, a trail boss is hired by the same town's leading citizen to drive their cattle to Fort ... See full summary »
Leslie Calvin, the sole survivor of a submarine accident, goes to her relatives in order to recover emotionally. Unfortunately she encounters various scam artists led by Mr. Sydney who intend to kill her and steal the family assets. Dr. George Grover helps Leslie to defeat Sydney. Written by
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As Leslie Calvin enters the front porch area, Cleeve empties his pipe and places it in the breast pocket of his jacket with the bowl of the pipe protruding above the pocket line. Later on the tour of the plantation as Mr. Sydney passes by Cleeve, the pipe is gone, but in the next shot just seconds after Mr. Sydney has walked a few steps away, the pipe is again clearly visible. See more »
It's Gothic triller horror rather than film noir. The horror is not supernatural, it's psychological torture. Swamp setting! The main chick Merle Oberton is obviously of some indoasiancaucasian descent and is really repulsive and antipathetic, and is pretty much the only problem of this movie, besides the mystery being resolved too soon. What I loved the best was the character actor Elisha Cook (The Killing, Maltese Faclon, Salem's Lot). Brilliant guy. The atmosphere is unnerving and unsettling, pretty scary somewhat. The usage of the house interior is sometimes pretty good while the usage of swamp exterior could've been better. A how should this movie not be good when it's directed by the guy wearing an eye patch?
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