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Over-Exposed (1956)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | April 1956 (USA)
Sexy blonde dance club girl learns the photography trade and moves to New York in pursuit of a new career.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lila Crane
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Russell Bassett
Isobel Elsom ...
Mrs. Payton Grange
Raymond Greenleaf ...
Max West
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Shirley Thomas (as Shirley Thomas)
James O'Rear ...
Roy Carver
Donald Randolph ...
Coco Fields
Dayton Lummis ...
Horace Sutherland
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Renee
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Les Bauer
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Mrs. Gulick (as Edna M. Holland)
Dick Crockett ...
Jerry
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Matt (as Edwin Parker)
Geraldine Hall ...
Martha
Voltaire Perkins ...
Judge Evans
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Sexy blonde dance club girl learns the photography trade and moves to New York in pursuit of a new career.

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CAMERA...CURVES...AND NO CONSCIENCE! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

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Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

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April 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

L'arma del ricatto  »

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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

Lila appears on a New York City-based TV show aired by KXIV; in reality, all east coast TV/radio stations are prefaced by the letter W. Stations prefaced by letter K are in the west. See more »

Quotes

Russell Bassett: [as Basset and West commiserate in the bar, after Basset calls to Steve, the bartender] Another round?
Max West: No, no thanks. I uh, I haven't been drinking as much since I first met Lila.
Russell Bassett: That's odd. I've been drinking more.
Max West: Well, on second thought, I...
Russell Bassett: [as Steve arrives in front of them ] Two more, Steve.
Steve the Bartender: [as he takes away their empty glasses] Comin' up.
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Referenced in We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen (2005) See more »

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Cleo Moore at her best
2 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just sat through the better part of a day watching Cleo Moore movies and by far this one is my favorite. She was pretty good in "One Girl's Confession", she was OK in "Women's Prison" (she just didn't have enough to do) but here she really stretches her legs. She carries the whole thing all by herself and she does it with aplomb, like the veteran she was (this was her 23rd out of 25 movies). She plays a career woman driven by her shady past to rise to the top of her profession, photography. The only fly in the ointment was Richard Crenna whose character behaved like a spoiled child, his fragile male ego threatened by her success. The end was disappointing but right along the standards of the day. Still, this one's a keeper, even with Crenna in it.


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