The Bribe (1949)

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Federal agent Rigby, in Central America to trace stolen plane engines, falls for the gorgeous wife of the chief suspect.

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  • Ava Gardner and Robert Taylor in The Bribe (1949)
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  • Charles Laughton and Vincent Price in The Bribe (1949)
  • Ava Gardner and Robert Taylor in The Bribe (1949)
  • Ava Gardner in The Bribe (1949)

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12 July 2003 | papajim1
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| Slow story, with bright spots.
Film Noir? (kinda).. Slow paced. Plot a bit unbelievable, but lots of plots are. Taylor talks too much. I really liked Charles Laughton's portrayal, felt disgust and sympathy for his character at the same time, I think it was a gem of a performance. Ava is beautiful, as usual. Price is sinister, as usual. Hodiak is competent, as usual. Final fireworks are very impressive. If you have and hour and a half to spare, watch it and you'll only be wasting about 30 minutes.

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