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Five Angles on Murder (1950)

The Woman in Question (original title)
Approved | | Mystery | 18 February 1952 (USA)
A woman is murdered, but she is seen in different ways by different people.

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Agnes / Madame Astra / Parrot (voice)
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R.W. (Bob) Baker
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Michael Murray
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Catherine Taylor
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Mrs. Finch
Charles Victor ...
Albert Pollard
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Supt. Lodge
Lana Morris ...
Lana Clark
Joe Linnane ...
Inspector Butler
Vida Hope ...
Shirley Jones
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A woman is murdered, but she is seen in different ways by different people.

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Inside joke: When the police inspectors are searching the flat at the beginning, they come across some photographs of the dead woman's boyfriends. One comments to the other that they might recognise some of these men from their own rogues' gallery. He pauses, examines one and says knowingly, "John Mills!" Obviously a tongue-in-cheek reference to a certain fellow actor! See more »

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Supt. Lodge: Polly! Pretty Polly! Pity - the one witness who knows all the answers and he won't talk.
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My brief review of the film
27 June 2005 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

For the first twenty minutes or so, the film feels like a run-of-the-mill investigation film noir, but then it takes a unique spin, providing five different accounts of the events. It is quite interesting to watch from there on in, even though the male characters are rather thin and flat - the investigators in particular. The conclusion is also a bit disappointing and it is all a bit overly melodramatic at times, but the core of the picture - its middle section

  • is really quite strong, and that is what causes this film to be much


better than the average piece of crime investigation film noir out there.


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