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      Released Apr 16, 1954 1h 8m Crime Drama List
      Reviews 20% Audience Score 100+ Ratings A writer (Alex Nicol) meets a lakeside temptress (Hillary Brooke) who wants her rich husband (Sidney James) dead. Read More Read Less

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      Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews A tepid B-film crime yarn from Great Britain. Rated: C Apr 11, 2003 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Audience Member ok mystery suspenser Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 01/21/23 Full Review Audience Member An awful B-noir from Hammer films. Rated 1 out of 5 stars 02/20/23 Full Review Audience Member This noir from Hammer Films about an American novelist (Alex Nicol) who reluctantly gets tangled up in a scheme to murder the husband of his Femme Fatale neighbor (Hillary Brooke), plays like Double Indemnity and The Postman Always Rings Twice on downers. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 02/23/23 Full Review Audience Member Great little noir. Well directed and written. Good performances. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/14/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis A writer (Alex Nicol) meets a lakeside temptress (Hillary Brooke) who wants her rich husband (Sidney James) dead.
      Director
      Ken Hughes
      Producer
      Anthony Hinds
      Screenwriter
      Ken Hughes
      Distributor
      Lippert Pictures
      Genre
      Crime, Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Apr 16, 1954, Original
      Release Date (DVD)
      Aug 29, 2006
      Runtime
      1h 8m