Approved | | Film-Noir, Thriller
A struggling actress tries to help a friend prove his innocence when he's accused of murdering the husband of a high society entertainer.
The scenes where Jane Wyman first enters Marlene Dietrich's house undercover, she introduces herself as Doris Tynsdale, but Dietrich refers to her first as Phyliss, then Elsie, then Doris, then lastly Mavis. It was classic dialogue play for Sir Alfred Hitchcock.
Any sign of the police?
Jonathan Cooper: No, no sign. Looks like we're getting away with it.
Eve Gill: Good.
Jonathan Cooper: How far is it to your father's boat?
Eve Gill: Two hours, with luck. You're luck seems to be very good. Touching wood.
When Charlotte is testing a black dress, she holds a lit cigarette which disappears between shots.
A French VHS released in the nineties contained two versions of the film: one dubbed, the other subtitled. Beside this difference numerous edits were made in the dubbed version. Many scenes were shortened such as the talk between Eve and her father outside the boathouse in the night, Eve's attempt to disguise herself as a maid... However, and more importantly, this version contained two longer scenes not present in any copy released on VHS or DVD so far.
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