Madeleine Damien is the fashion editor of a slick Manhattan magazine by day and a lively party girl by night. Unfortunately, the pressures of her job, including kowtowing to a hefty ... See full summary »
Eva has just gotten married to an older gentleman, but discovers that he is obsessed with order in his life and doesn't have much room for passion. She becomes despondent and leaves him, ... See full summary »
A serial killer in London is murdering young women he meets through the personal columns of newspapers. He announces each of his murders to the police by sending them a cryptic poem. After ... See full summary »
Beautiful Jenny Hager finds she can always get what she wants from the men in the 1820's port of Bangor, Maine. Freed by his death from her drunkard father she soon manoeuvres herself into a position to marry a middle-aged monied local businessman. Though she often uses his money to do good, she continues to consider all other men fair game. Written by
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No explanation is given as to how Hedy Lamarr's character, a young girl who grew up in Bangor, Maine, in the 1800s, acquired an Austrian accent. See more »
[Giving a sermon, quoting from Proverbs 5:3]
The lips of a strange woman drip honey, and her mouth is smoother than oil... But her end is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword!
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An obscure film which, because of surprising creative touches in
directing, acting and editing, should be shown more often: more than a
potboiler, more than a "women's picture" that did not happen to star Bette
Davis or Joan Crawford, it offers an engaging story, characters of
and - except for a convenient and contrived ending - an honest portrayal of
people caught in a web of circumstances and emotions they cannot control.
Aside from the glitter and sweep, it has more similarities to than
differences from "Gone With the Wind."
This may be Hedy Lamarr's most challenging role, and she acquits herself
quite well. George Sanders appears infrequently as a sympathetic
but even he is victimized by the Scarlett O'Hara-like wiles of Hedy. That
both of these performers have accents that are not suggestive of
born-and-bred Maine residents should not constitute more than a minor
annoyance. The picture has more than enough offsetting
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