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A man with an affinity for trouble meets a girl in distress in a nightclub. She becomes involved in the murder of a Spanish dancer and both of them become major suspects. The couple, eluding the police up, down and all around in Chinatown, succeed in capturing the dancer's partner, who confesses his guilt.Written by
Les Adams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
That's the first film directed by William Claxton. It's not a film noir, as I wrongly expected, but a sort of comedy yarn. Nothing more. Little boring - but not too much either, talkative, with a topic every one has seen before.
A night club girl is accused of a murder charge. A murder she, of course, did not commit. And the lead - Taylor - tries everything to prove her innocence. And also find the real killer.
So, you see, nothing really unusual in this little movie. I don't think Claxton made other films of this kind later, but mostly westerns, and fairly good ones. But B movies too, no great classics.
But, back to this one, we have seen worse. It's not a lousy picture.
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