13 October 2005 | Handlinghandel
A White-Telephone Picture
Walter Pigeon and gangsters. OK.
The plot is good. The haunting Virginia Bruce is as good as she always was. Those pale, worried looking eyes were unique! Too bad she didn't have a true A-list career. Lee Bowman is good too, in a small but pivotal role.
The gangsters are not e believable. They are sort of goofy and sometimes comical. OK, this is not a film noir. But murder and corruption aren't cute. They are made to seem so here. It's a chic bonbon made to look like a thriller. Costume changes are the order of the day