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Black Widow (1954)

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In this film, Broadway producer Van Heflin begins an affair with a young, predatory actress while his wife is out of town. The conscience-stricken Heflin decides to break off the affair, but before he can inform the girl of this decision, she is murdered in his penthouse apartment.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Nunnally Johnson, Hugh Wheeler
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 11, 2008
Runtime:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation

Cast

Ginger Rogers
as Carlotta "Lottie" Ma...
Van Heflin
as Peter Denver
George Raft
as Det. Lt. C.A. Bruce
Gene Tierney
as Iris Denver
Peggy Ann Garner
as Nanny Ordway
Virginia Leith
as Claire Amberly
Geraldine Wall
as Miss Mills
Richard Cutting
as Sgt. Owens
Aaron Spelling
as Mr. Oliver
Wilson Wood
as Costume Designer
Tony De Mario
as Bartender
Michael Vallon
as Coal Dealer
James F. Stone
as Stage Doorman
Tony DeMario
as Bartender
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Critic Reviews for Black Widow

All Critics (1)

A gruesome murder leads it down a procedural police investigation path and takes the starch out of it.

Full Review… | July 5, 2008
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Audience Reviews for Black Widow

½

Somewhat obvious who dun it, enjoyable none the less. Very lushly produced in technicolor with performances all over the board from Raft's typical somnibulant performance to Ginger's over ripe one, she is however ultra glamourous here. Gene Tierney is wasted.

jjnxn
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

½

Decent, had me guessing up until the end, but there doesn't feel like there's anything to set it apart from a standard mystery.

Connor G.
Connor Groat

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