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Tookey's Rating
3 /10
 
Average Rating
4.29 /10
 
Starring
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
SO BAD
   
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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