Approved | | Film-Noir, Thriller
After an ambitious actor insinuates himself into the life of a wealthy middle-aged playwright and marries her, he plots with his mistress to murder her.
Marlon Brando was originally offered the role of Lester Blaine
Remember what Nietzsche says "Live dangerously!"
Lester Blaine: You know what happened to Nietzsche?
Myra Hudson: No, what?
Lester Blaine: He's dead.
When Junior brings Irene to her apartment and refuses to leave, she tries twice to close the door. Each time, a stagehand's hand can be seen reaching for the knob from out in the hall, a common practice on stage sets if a door doesn't latch properly or stay closed.
The camera stays on an ornate pendulum clock, ticking time away as the credits appear.
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