Don't Bother to Knock (1952)
Average Rating: 6.7/10
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Release Date: Jul 18, 1952 Wide
Average Rating: 3.6/5
User Ratings: 4,083
Sex symbol Marilyn Monroe went dramatic in 1952's Don't Bother to Knock. Monroe plays Nell Forbes, a beautiful but suicidal young woman, recently released from a mental institution. She doesn't mention this on her resumé when she takes a baby-sitting job in a posh hotel. Jed Towers (Richard Widmark), a hotel guest, tries to make time with Nell after his own girlfriend, played by Anne Bancroft, has told him to take a hike. As Nell and Jed neck on the couch, the little girl whom Nell is tending
Jul 18, 1952 Wide
May 14, 2002
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
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Eda Reiss Merin
A snappy little 76-minute, black-and-white item, this film noir dared to look at the dark side of Monroe's giggly sex appeal.
Monroe goes borderline-psycho in an enjoyable thriller
Drama realizado para provar que Monroe era boa atriz, é até bem sucedido em certo grau, pois ela desempenha razoavelmente bem seu papel. O problema é que o roteiro não desenvolve muito a história, que parece ter sido escrita para teatro.
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- Don't Bother to Knock - Versuchung auf 809 (DE)
- Troublez-moi ce soir (FR)