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Girl on the Run (1953)

Police investigate a murder that occurred in a burlesque theater.

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Police investigate a murder that occurred in a burlesque theater.

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Gorgeous Girls in the Hottest Burlesque Your Eyes Have Ever Seen See more »

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The Rackets
29 November 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Carny noir concerns 1950's vice rackets. The basic mystery is "Who killed George" but there are a lot of noir type character relationships intertwined in the story. It is tough and cheap, fitting to the 1950's carny world.

Rosemary Petit is svelte and effective and appears to be a legit b-film actress. On the opposite end of the film babe spectrum is French tart Renee De Milo who believe me still delivers plenty of va-voom to the screen after all these years. While by no means great, "Girl on the Run" is a hard boiled film that held my attention. Noir enthusiasts will need this in their collection.

Extras on the Alpha DVD include a goofy trailer for "The Girl in Gold Boots" which extols that "for Buzz, the answer was a gun!" and also some other cheesy stuff.


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