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Blonde Bait (1956)

U.S. State Department agent Kent Foster, on the trail of a murderous traitor, Nick Randall, hopes to trap Randall through singer/stripper Angela Booth. The latter has promised to marry ... See full summary »

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Elmo Williams
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Complete credited cast:
Beverly Michaels ... Angela Booth
Jim Davis ... Nick Randall
Joan Rice ... Cleo Thompson
Richard Travis ... Kent Foster
Paul Cavanagh ... Insp. D.N. Hedges
Thora Hird ... 'Granny' Ramsey
Avril Angers Avril Angers ... Bessie
Gordon Jackson ... Percy
Valerie White Valerie White ... Prison Governess
April Olrich April Olrich ... Marguerite Chavez
Ralph Michael Ralph Michael ... Julian Lord
Harry Lauter ... U.S. State Dept. Security Chief
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U.S. State Department agent Kent Foster, on the trail of a murderous traitor, Nick Randall, hopes to trap Randall through singer/stripper Angela Booth. The latter has promised to marry Randall on New Year's Eve, even though she is not to see him until then. However, she lands in prison after a quarrel with influential Julius Lord, during which she defended herself with a broken mirror. Foster arranges for her escape, with the aid of "Granny" Ramsey,in the hopes she will lead him to Randall. The plan is snarled when another girl prisoner, with her infant, joins the escape and Angel slips away. She manages to meet Randall, and when he slaps her, she realizes that all she has heard about him is true. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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"I DON'T NEED A GUN TO CATCH A MAN! (original poster - all caps) See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

April 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pecadora sin saberlo See more »

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Production Co:

Hammer Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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A time-passer.
26 February 2017 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

Angela Booth is a singer and performing to crowds in London. However, she is attacked by Julius Lord and to protect herself from this lecherous old goat, she hits him with her mirror. He is well- connected and this American girl is sent to a women's prison...despite being entirely innocent of everything except trying to keep herself from being molested! However, the State Department in the US is interested in her. It's not that she's done anything wrong...but her boyfriend, Randall, is scum...a traitor who collaborated with the Nazis during WWII and they want him! But she won't willingly help, so they arrange for her to be able to escape from prison in order to follow her to a meeting with Randall...or so they hope. This summary is not exactly the same as the one on IMDb, as it is not quite correct.

This is an adequate movie...nothing bad but nothing great about it either. It is the epitome of the term 'time-passer' and the finale is less than well handled--it's over and done with way too quickly.


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