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3 /10
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4.29 /10
Richard Widmark, Lauren Bacall, Charles Boyer
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Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Written by: John Paxton, William Gibson, from Gibson's novel

Released: 1955
Genre: DRAMA
Origin: US
Colour: C
Length: 124

An argument over library curtains escalates in a mental institution where the staff seem even barmier than the patients.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Talky drama which has too many plot strands and is fatally lacking in a sense of humour. Richard Widmark and Lauren Bacall may well have erased this one from their CV. Leonard Rosenman's adventurous, Schoenberg-influenced score is nowadays the only reason to experience it.

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