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Sheriff Larry Best
Dennis O'Keefe ...
Sam Donovan
Barbara Britton ...
Anita Weatherby
Art Baker ...
Stu Weatherby
Ann E. Todd ...
Cathie Weatherby
Doro Merande ...
Hilda
Virginia Christine ...
Margaret Baker
Helen Spring ...
Bessie Weatherby
Ruth Lee ...
Mrs. Abbey
Henry Hall ...
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Russell Arms ...
Frank Baker (as Russell Armes)
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Gabe
Paul E. Burns ...
Mr. Abbey
Emmett Vogan ...
Blakely
Jameson Shade ...
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christmas | murder

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Love Is Like Murder... when you're in... you're in deep!

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25 February 1949 (USA)  »

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Some Rain Must Fall  »

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The vehicle used on the street is not the same vehicle used for close-ups. The first vehicle has a chrome horn ring and plaid seats. The used for close-ups has no horn ring; the seats are a mix of plaid and solid colors. See more »

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Cover Up **1/2
2 March 2006 | by (Naxxar, Malta) – See all my reviews

Another nice discovery for me: a pretty good thriller which, though not exactly a film noir, features two staples of the genre – Dennis O'Keefe and William Bendix – in top form. Their rapport throughout is quite delightful and this, along with the equally refreshing charms of leading lady Barbara Britton and the distinct Christmas flavor of its small-town setting, creates an overall mood of warmth not easily found in murder mysteries! The plot (whose insurance-investigation angle clearly derives from Billy Wilder's DOUBLE INDENMITY [1944]) provides a good amount of tension – and red herrings – along the way, while the final revelation (bearing an unexpected moral emphasis) concludes the film on a satisfying note.


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