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A Woman of Mystery (1958)

| Crime | April 1958 (UK)
Feature writer Ray Savage is assigned to uncover the facts leading to the sudden death of Jayne Hayle. His investigations expose an intricate web of crimes and characters involved in a kidnapping, murder and counterfeiting.

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Feature writer Ray Savage is assigned to uncover the facts leading to the sudden death of Jayne Hayle. His investigations expose an intricate web of crimes and characters involved in a kidnapping, murder and counterfeiting.

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Promising Start But Dull Execution
14 September 2014 | by (london) – See all my reviews

Made by the Danzigers for the bottom half of a United Artists double bill.This film starts with a promising premise but falls away to become rather routine and by the end rather boring.Dermot Walsh is acceptable as the lead.It makes a change from the American fading stars that were usually parachuted in for the American box office.Clearly this indicates that this was not a consideration.The film is told in flashback which I always consider an unsatisfactory device.Difficult though to understand why the periodical would take such an interest in the death of a suicide nor how it would be that the coroner would miss such an important issue as a bruise on the corpse.


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