Chained for Life (1951) (1951)

Chained for Life (1951)

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The conjoined twins Violet Hilton and Daisy Hilton, also seen in Tod Browning's classic Freaks and the smarmy Slash of the Knife, star in this interesting melodrama about love, betrayal, and murder. They play Vivian and Dotty Hamilton, joined-at-the-spine singers in a vaudeville show managed by the unscrupulous Ted Hinckley (Allen Jenkins). Hinckley pays a sharpshooter named Andre Pariseau 100 dollars a week to date Dotty as a publicity stunt. When the pair are married, Dotty's desire to be … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics
Directed By: ,
Written By: Nat Tanchuck
On DVD: Mar 1, 2005
Runtime:

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Cast


as Dorothy Hamilton

as Vivian Hamilton

as Andre Pariseau

as Hinkley

as Defense Attorney

as Judge Mitchell
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Critic Reviews for Chained for Life (1951)

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | January 10, 2004
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

[It] becomes something of a freak show. There's little here beyond the twins' unique condition to warrant viewing the film, which somewhat undercuts the overall message of assimilation.

Full Review… | August 4, 2011
MovieMartyr.com

Stake[s] out supposedly serious territory to justify our own morbid fascination in the subject

Full Review… | May 23, 2006
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Lame, cheap exploitation picture. Curio value only.

February 12, 2004
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Fascinating, forgotten exploitation curio.

Full Review… | December 8, 2002
Film Threat

Audience Reviews for Chained for Life (1951)

½

[It] becomes something of a freak show. There's little here beyond the twins' unique condition to warrant viewing the film, which somewhat undercuts the overall message of assimilation.

Chained For Life's redeeming entertainment value is of the siamese twin gimmick. otherwise it would have been a total snoozer.

rodjeckrich
Rodney Eckrich

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