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Jennifer (1953)

 |  Mystery  |  25 October 1953 (USA)
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Agnes Langsley gets a job, through Jim Hollis, as caretaker of an old and vacated estate. The owner's cousin, Jennifer, was the last occupant and mysteriously disappeared. Agnes soon begins... See full summary »

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Agnes Langley
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Jim Hollis
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Orin
Mary Shipp ...
Lorna
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Grocery Clerk
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Russ Conway ...
Gardener
Lorna Thayer ...
Molly, Grocery Clerk
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Agnes Langsley gets a job, through Jim Hollis, as caretaker of an old and vacated estate. The owner's cousin, Jennifer, was the last occupant and mysteriously disappeared. Agnes soon begins to believe that Jennifer was murdered and that Jilm, whom she has fallen in love with, is responsible. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Did Jennifer fear his fingers at her throat... or the burning caress of his lips?

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Angel Eyes
Music by Matt Dennis
Lyrics by Earl K. Brent (as Earl Brent)
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Dull Thriller
7 August 2011 | by See all my reviews

A woman is hired to look after a vacated old mansion that seems to be haunted by the spirit of the woman who previously had the job but disappeared. It sounds like a good, old-fashioned thriller and gets off to be pretty good start. Soon, however, it goes awry, turning into a dull drama. It becomes a drag despite the short running time of only 73 minutes. It was directed by some mysterious fellow named Joel Newton, who has no other film credit on his resume. Perhaps he is an earlier version of "Allen Smithee," the alias given to the director of films to which no director would attach his name. Lupino and off-screen husband Duff try their best but are given little to work with.


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