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Tight Spot (1955)

Approved  |   |  Crime, Drama, Film-Noir  |  15 July 1955 (France)
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Sherry Conley, a street tough and cynical woman with an unhappy family background, is taken from prison to a hotel, where the DA tries to convince her to testify against a mobster. Sherry ... See full summary »

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Sherry Conley
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Lloyd Hallett
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Vince Striker
Lucy Marlow ...
Prison Girl
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Benjamin Costain
Katherine Anderson ...
Mrs. Willoughby
Allen Nourse ...
Marvin Rickles
Peter Leeds ...
Fred Packer
Doye O'Dell ...
Mississippi Mac
Eve McVeagh ...
Clara Moran
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Sherry Conley, a street tough and cynical woman with an unhappy family background, is taken from prison to a hotel, where the DA tries to convince her to testify against a mobster. Sherry is reluctant because the last witness was murdered before he made it to the stand, and why should she stick her neck out? At the hotel, several attempts are made on her life, and she falls for Vince, the policemen guarding her. Written by John Oswalt <jao@jao.com>

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Dead Pigeon  »

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Sherry Conley: You ever lay a fat hand on my person again and the prison board'll hear about it before I'm dry!
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I like old films with good performance !
6 September 2001 | by (Bilbao, Spain) – See all my reviews

I disagree a little with previous writers:

Although Ginger is a little old (and, yes, older than the policeman), she is sexy enough to make believable the plot. (I think women in their 30s and 40s can be gorgeous: even more than the ones in their 20s)

But I agree about Robinson (a little man that fills the screen) and Keith (great not-so-tough policeman)

And a kind request: Could anybody send me the last lines of the script ? (or tell me, where in Internet to look for it) I've recorded the film from the spanish TV in the wee hours. I've run out of tape, just when Ginger and Robinson appear in the trial. I would like to know what Ginger and the bad guy say...


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