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This Woman Is Dangerous (1952)

Approved | | Drama | 9 February 1952 (USA)
A tough lady gangster learns that she will be totally blind within a week. She seeks help from the one eye surgeon who may be able to save her sight. In the process, he also causes her to ... See full summary »

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(as Felix Feist)

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(screenplay) (as Geoffrey Homes), (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Elizabeth 'Beth' Austin
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Dr. Ben Halleck
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Matt Jackson
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Ann Jackson
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Will Jackson
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Joe Grossland, Private Eye
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Mrs. Millican, Dr. Halleck's Nurse
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A tough lady gangster learns that she will be totally blind within a week. She seeks help from the one eye surgeon who may be able to save her sight. In the process, he also causes her to have a change of heart. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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THIS STORY IS A SCREEN-SCORCHER! Beth Austin... stylish name, stylish dame...known for what she was to mugg and millionaire...every inch a lady till you look at the record! See more »

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9 February 1952 (USA)  »

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A Tragédia do Meu Destino  »

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This is first of two Joan Crawford vehicles in which she plays a woman who undergoes surgery to avoid blindness. In a segment of the 1969 made-for-TV movie pilot of the television series Night Gallery (1969), she played another visually-impaired character who has a risky eye operation. See more »

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After bandages are removed from her eyes following ocular surgery performed several weeks earlier, Beth is still wearing perfect eye make-up. See more »

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Impressive acting by Joan Crawford
8 September 1999 | by (Bay Area, CA USA) – See all my reviews

This movie is really a star vehicle for Joan Crawford. Here she plays a "gang leader". Her henchmen are typically stupid and violent. Oddly she falls in love with a very decent doctor and the way this plays out is well done.

One especially impressive scene has her visit a woman's prison (in the company of her Doctor friend). Really nice acting job as she portrays her fear of the place (she has been in prison before one guesses) while trying to appear unconcerned. I think this movie is quite a bit better than most people give it credit for.


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