Humphrey van Weyden, a writer, and fugitives Ruth Webster and George Leach have been given refuge aboard the sealer "Ghost," captained by the cruel Wolf Larsen. The crew mutinies against ... See full summary »
Edward G. Robinson,
A girl has been murdered. A woman cannot remember a man who claims to be her husband. Her uncle hosts a radio murder mystery show called "The Unsuspected". Who killed the girl? Why? And who is this mystery husband? Written by
The radio station call letters, WMCB, were created by inserting Michael Curtiz' initials into those of Warner Bros. See more »
During Oliver Keane's accident scene, he is seen driving a grey car at first, but when he skids off the road and tumbles down the hill, it is suddenly black. See more »
[noticing Steve's interest in the portrait of Mathilda]
You seem interested.
Fascinated. You know, it's very much like Montreux in his middle period. Who painted it?
My husband... in his sober period... before he married me.
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Opening title and credits are typed in a bound manuscript, and we see someone's gloved hands flipping the pages. See more »
"I'm not looking at you, I'm seeing you...for the first time!"
Good-looking but tired noir concoction, adapted from a book by Charlotte Armstrong, surely to be one of the most forgettable titles on the resume of director Michael Curtiz! Young woman thought to be lost at sea returns home alive, not remembering the man she supposedly married but very much aware of the tension in the manor she shares with her relatives. Meanwhile, her debonair uncle, a radio celebrity who spins murder mysteries, is getting very nervous as the police close in on the killer of his faithful secretary. Smart, bitchy society talk and lustrous black-and-white cinematography lend to the film a shiny allure, though the plot is overstuffed with familiar, unabsorbing elements. As the radio star, Claude Rains has a magnificent voice and a funny/sinister presence, but he isn't given much to do and oddly spends a great deal of time hovering around the picture's edges. *1/2 from ****
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