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Review: 'The October Man'

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Author of many thrillers, Eric Ambler makes his debut as producer of his own script, and a fine beginning it is, with John Mills in top form and a grand all-round cast. Unlike the usual Ambler story…

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Review: 'Nora Prentiss'

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Nora Prentiss is an overlong melodrama, a story of romance between a married man and a girl. But it's never quite believable. Ann Sheridan makes much of her role but the production has unsympathetic…

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Review: 'Desire Me'

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Against the technical excellence of mounting, a confused flashback plot [based on the novel, 'Karl und Anna', by Leonhard Frank] is unfolded. Offered is a story of a wife who, after long years of…

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Review: 'The Egg and I'

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In this picturization of Betty MacDonald's best-selling book Chester Erskine and Fred Finklehoffe tamper very little with the load of amusing situations MacDonald gets herself into when her husband…

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Review: 'Boomerang!'

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Boomerang! is gripping, real-life melodrama, told in semi-documentary style. Lensing was done on location at Stamford, Conn, the locale adding to realism. Based on a still unsolved murder case in…

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Review: 'Framed'

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Glenn Ford's name heads cast as out-of-work mining engineer who gets involved with beautiful blonde who's trying to steal $250,000. Script doesn't have too much finesse as written by Ben Maddow from…

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