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Blonde Ice (1948)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 24 July 1948 (USA)
A society reporter keeps herself in the headlines by marrying a series of wealthy men, all of whom die under mysterious circumstances.

Director:

Jack Bernhard

Writers:

Kenneth Gamet (screenplay), Whitman Chambers (novel)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robert Paige ... Les Burns
Leslie Brooks ... Claire Cummings Hanneman
Russ Vincent Russ Vincent ... Blackie Talon
Michael Whalen ... Stanley Mason
James Griffith ... Al Herrick
Emory Parnell ... Police Capt. Bill Murdock
Walter Sande ... Hack Doyle
John Holland ... Carl Hanneman
Mildred Coles ... June Taylor
Selmer Jackson ... District Attorney Ed Chalmers
David Leonard ... Dr. Geoffrey Kippinger
Jack Del Rio Jack Del Rio ... Roberts - the Butler
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Storyline

A society reporter keeps herself in the headlines by marrying a series of wealthy men, all of whom die under mysterious circumstances.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A BLONDE SAVAGE...BEAUTIFUL...BE-DEVILING...WHO LIVED...LOVED...LIED...CHEATED! (original print ad-all caps) See more »


Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 July 1948 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blonde Ice See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Film debut of James Griffith. See more »

Goofs

When the psychiatrist confronts Claire he can be seen in one very brief shot with his pocket and handkerchief on the right side of his coat, indicating the negative was flipped. In the next shot the handkerchief returns to the left. See more »

Quotes

Les Burns: What day is it?
June Taylor: Tuesday.
Les Burns: What happened to Sunday and Monday?
June Taylor: I took care of them for you.
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Credits have icicles around the edges of the screen, reflecting the title... See more »

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Leslie Brooks is dynamite!
22 April 2006 | by bensonmum2See all my reviews

For most if its runtime, Blonde Ice is a very entertaining b-noir. Leslie Brooks is about as evil a woman as you'll see in one of these movies. She's beautiful, ambitious, and completely ruthless - it's a deadly combination. She's perfectly capable of chewing-up and spitting-out anyone who gets in her way. And, she's not above committing a little murder if the need should arise. Brooks gives a dynamite performance as far as I'm concerned. The rest of the cast is adequate, but nothing spectacular. The weakest point in the film, unfortunately, comes in the final scene. It's almost as if the screenwriters had no idea how to end Blond Ice. What they came up with is so ridiculous and out of character that it really hurts the overall film.

A word on the DVD - from what I've read, the VCI disc is the only way to go. The price is not much more than what you would pay for the Alpha DVD and the VCI disc has a much better transfer and a plethora of features.


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