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Lady in Cement (1968)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  20 December 1968 (Finland)
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Tony Rome is a Miami based detective who while diving in the ocean finds the body of a young woman. He is hired by Gronsky to find her killer. Tony has to sift through a stack of suspects, ... See full summary »

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The Kid, Tighe Santini
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Tony Rome is a Miami based detective who while diving in the ocean finds the body of a young woman. He is hired by Gronsky to find her killer. Tony has to sift through a stack of suspects, plus trying to elude the police. Written by Kelly

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Die Lady in Zement  »

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Trivia

When Tony Rome gets in the taxi by the airport, on the side of the cab there is an advertisement for fellow "Rat Pack" member, Dean Martin's restaurant on 79th Street Causeway. See more »

Goofs

When Dan Blocker's character (Waldo Gronsky) smashes the cop's head in to the closed window on the police car, it shatters like plate glass. Real auto glass would bead when broken. See more »

Quotes

Cop: I don't want to alarm you, ma'am, but there's a killer on the loose.
Kit Forrest: Oh, well if I see one, I'll call you.
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Connections

Referenced in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Bittersweet (2011) See more »

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Give Me the Simple Life
(uncredited)
Music by Rube Bloom
Played when Dave and the patrolman are chasing Tony
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"Hip" 60's version of "Murder, My Sweet"
24 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Film noir fans who are familiar with "Murder, My Sweet"(1944)directed by Edward Dmytryk, with Dick Powell and Claire Trevor can't help but see the similarities. Fun seeing Dan Blocker playing the Moose Malloy role (played in 1944 by Mike Mazurki). Guess they wanted a sequel to the first Tony Rome film and decided an updated version of a detective classic would fit the bill. This is as much a "period" piece as the original is to its time: Dick Powell and the whole flick personifying the 40's, Sinatra and Raquel Welch, et al, and the "funky" music and "edgy" references by Sinatra being a poster child for the free-lovin', hip 60's.


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