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Elizabeth Taylor played her first grown-up romantic lead in the Anglo-American melodrama Conspirator. Taylor portrays Melinda Greyton, the new bride of highly respected Major Michael Curraugh (Robert Taylor). It comes as quite a jolt when Melinda learns that her husband is actually a spy for the communists (ironically, Robert Taylor had been one of the friendliest of friendly witnesses during the HUAC hearings.) Much of the film takes place in a picturesque Welsh village, an unusual setting for
Dec 9, 1949 Wide
May 26, 1993
Maj. Michael Curragh
Capt. Hugh Ladholme
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In the unfolding of the major theme the story lacks dramatic intensity, and little effort is made to justify the action of the central character.
The anguish of a young wife who discovers that her husband is a Soviet spy becomes an occasion of torment for all of us before the Capitol's new film runs its course.
A depressing film that might have made more sense with a screenplay by someone like Graham Greene.
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