Lady in Cement, follow-up to Tony Rome, stars Frank Sinatra as a Miami private eye on the trail of people in whom there couldn't be less interest. Raquel Welch adds her limited, but beauteous contribution, and Dan Blocker is excellent as a sympathetic heavy.

Lady in Cement, follow-up to Tony Rome, stars Frank Sinatra as a Miami private eye on the trail of people in whom there couldn’t be less interest. Raquel Welch adds her limited, but beauteous contribution, and Dan Blocker is excellent as a sympathetic heavy.

Episodic script is from Marvin H. Albert’s novel, in which Sinatra, while scuba-diving off his beat, discovers a nude looker anchored in cement on the floor of the bay. Blocker hires Sinatra to find his lost sweetie, who turns out to be the dead gal.

Welch, Martin Gabel and Steve Peck come under suspicion. Richard Conte is a local police detective, and Paul Henry appears as a vice squad officer, one of whose jobs involves working the streets in drag.

Lady in Cement

Production

20th Century-Fox. Director Gordon Douglas; Producer Aaron Rosenberg; Screenplay Marvin H. Albert, Jack Guss; Camera Joseph Biroc; Editor Robert Simpson; Music Hugo Montenegro; Art Director Leroy Deane

Crew

(Color) Widescreen. Available on VHS. Extract of a review from 1968. Running time: 93 MIN.

With

Frank Sinatra Raquel Welch Richard Conte Martin Gabel Lainie Kazan Joe E. Lewis
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