Passed | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A beautiful but heartless television actress, uses seduction and tricks to blackmail the men in her life to a point, where she could get herself killed.
Edward G. Robinson was one of the greatest collectors of Impressionist and post-Impressionist art of the twentieth century. In the year the movie was released, 40 of his paintings were exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art. In this movie, several of them hang in the living room of the character he plays, who is also an art lover, though it strains credulity to be told that they include a Cezanne. At the time, a Cezanne would have cost about $50,000. The character makes $150 a week.
The show is broadcast live from Los Angeles at 8:00 PM--meaning that in the Eastern Time Zone it would be 11:00, outside of prime time (and an hour when almost all stations would be airing the news).