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Blonde Bait (1956)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Crime | April 1956 (USA)
U.S. State Department agent Kent Foster, on the trail of a murderous traitor, Nick Randall, hopes to trap Randall through singer/stripper Angela Booth. The latter has promised to marry ... See full summary »

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Nick Randall
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Cleo Thompson
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Kent Foster
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Insp. D.N. Hedges
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Bessie
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Percy
Valerie White ...
Prison Governess
April Olrich ...
Marguerite Chavez
Ralph Michael ...
Julian Lord
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U.S. State Department agent Kent Foster, on the trail of a murderous traitor, Nick Randall, hopes to trap Randall through singer/stripper Angela Booth. The latter has promised to marry Randall on New Year's Eve, even though she is not to see him until then. However, she lands in prison after a quarrel with influential Julius Lord, during which she defended herself with a broken mirror. Foster arranges for her escape, with the aid of "Granny" Ramsey,in the hopes she will lead him to Randall. The plan is snarled when another girl prisoner, with her infant, joins the escape and Angel slips away. She manages to meet Randall, and when he slaps her, she realizes that all she has heard about him is true. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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DESPERATE! DANGEROUS! DEADLY!...but too beautiful to resist! (ORIGINAL POSTER) See more »


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Pecadora sin saberlo  »

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Highly Entertaining Tour de Force by Dame Thora Hird
24 December 2016 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Yes the late Thora Hird could be a comedienne in roles such as this playing Granny Rafferty, opposite American Beverley Michaels who plays her fellow inmate in a women's prison.Previous reviewers have outlined the plot of a tale of post WWII & the Cold War where both Scotland Yard and the U.S. State Dept mount a joint venture to entrap a traitor/murderer played by Jim Davis (most known in this country for playing JR's father in early episodes of "Dallas").The reference to "Lindberg" in the screenplay I assumed referred to aviator Charles Lindberg when the three escaped women prisoners and baby use an old MG to make their getaway, with Thora joking at the wheel.They make their getaway with the connivance of UK/US authorities before the denouement when Beverley finally realises the rotten relationship she had with the Jim Davis character.Yes I rated it 7/10 and was entertained on this, my first ever viewing.


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