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Dear Murderer (1947)

 |  Crime, Drama  |  23 June 1947 (UK)
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When successful business man Lee Warren suspects his wife is having an affair, he sets out find her lover, kill him, and make it look like suicide. Complications set in, when he finds out ... See full summary »

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When successful business man Lee Warren suspects his wife is having an affair, he sets out find her lover, kill him, and make it look like suicide. Complications set in, when he finds out she has another lover as well, so Lee has to change his plans. Written by mike.wilson6@btinternet.com

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Disappointing
14 August 2014 | by (Peru) – See all my reviews

A husband discovers his wife has been cheating on him and concocts a way to murder her lover...

Every thing is good so far...up to the point of the murder when his wife and her new second boyfriend walk unexpectedly into the apartment where the murder is to take place. This should provide all kinds of interesting possibilities, instead it just gets dumb.

The husband tells his wife about the murder....then tells the police some stupid story to try and get the second boyfriend off (he has been charged with the murder). Non of it is convincing suspenseful believable or anything other than boring.

We see the final murder way before it happens...but by this time you don't really care about anything except to invest a little more time to see how it turns out.

There are so many better films from this era this will disappoint guaranteed. Try Hollow Victory.


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