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Bad Blonde (1953)
"The Flanagan Boy" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  10 April 1953 (USA)
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A scheming blonde seduces a fighter and convinces him to murder her husband, a fight manager.

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Barbara Payton ...
Lorna Vecchi
Frederick Valk ...
Giuseppe Vecchi
John Slater ...
Sidney James ...
Tony Wright ...
Marie Burke ...
Mother Vecchi
Selma Vaz Dias ...
Mrs. Corelli, Vecchi's sister
Enzo Coticchia ...
Mr. Corelli
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A scheming blonde seduces a fighter and convinces him to murder her husband, a fight manager.

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Terrible imitation of POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE

This is a British, early Hammer rip-off of THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE starring Barbara Payton. It's very dull and slow, even though Payton, Sid James and others try hard. One of the worst things in it is an over-the-top, scenery-chewing, story-stopping performance by Frederick Valk. He plays the cuckolded husband and does it with more Italian cliches and stereotypes than anyone could think possible.

I'm a fan of Hammer films, but this one's unwatchable. Reginald LeBorg has done far better work elsewhere.


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