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YouTube link: THE SCARLET HOUR (1956)
Posted by Don Malcolm
on 1/11/2023, 8:37 am
Pretty good-looking print of a pretty good late-period noir mashup of James M. Cain, with greed and lust depicted sans the requisite flair, but propped up by the reliable character actors. Special kudos to Elaine Stritch and Billy Gray for embodying the fifties' "cocktail culture" with such elan! The last noir hurrah from voluble legend Michael Curtiz...