Set in the 30s, Helen and Adelle are two women whose sons commit a gruesome murder. After their conviction, they move to Hollywood change their names and open a dance school for girls. Adelle is looking for a good life and when one of the parents of her students who is wealthy takes a liking to her she thinks she's got it made. Helen thinks that someone who blames them for what their sons did is stalking them. But Adelle thinks it's all in her mind. Written by
All she wants is a friend... to the end!
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Right after Adelle reads Helen the letter that explains the man whom she just murdered was actually bringing her good news, Adelle strikes Helen with the crumpled letter, almost exactly mimicking the scene in LOLITA, in which after reading Humbert's diary, Charlotte Haze - Shelly Winters - strikes Humbert with his diary. See more
The second time Linc drives Adelle home, he reaches down with his right hand to shut off the car. In the subsequent shot, his right arm is firmly wrapped behind Adelle's shoulder. See more
Men can be quite a bit lower than the angels.
Referenced in Connie and Carla
Oh, You Nasty Man
Written by Ray Henderson
, Jack Yellen
& Irving Caesar
Performed by Robbi Morgan See more