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The Lady Confesses (1945)

The Lady Confesses

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In this mystery, a young woman becomes a detective to clear her boyfriend accusations of murder.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Irwin Franklyn, Helen Martin
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 27, 2005
Runtime:
Producers Releasing Corporation

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Cast

Hugh Beaumont
as Larry Brandon
Mary Beth Hughes
as Vicki McGuire
Edmund MacDonald
as Lucky Brandon
Claudia Drake
as Lucille Compton
Emmett Vogan
as Capt. Brown
Barbara Slater
as Norma Craig
Jack George
as Manager
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A routine mystery story with a sort of misleading title.

Full Review… | April 15, 2003
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Audience Reviews for The Lady Confesses

Worth watching just for a non-Leave it to Beaver TV performance by Hugh Beaumont! Anyone familiar with the very popular sixties Leave it To Beaver will remember the dad, Hugh Beaumont. Just terrific at only an hour of your time!

But the title baffles me and you can try to explain it to me anytime. Who confesses? Nobody confessed to any crime in this one.

I was held in the grip of this film from the start. That's more than I can say for so many of these noir film classics. Most are so patheticly melodramatic or even foolishly written. Not this one.

See this short clip of the film to wet your appetite:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FquO-1L5YtI



"Shortly before she is to be married, a young woman gets a visit from her fiance's wife, who had been missing for seven years and presumed dead. Soon both the girl and her fiance find themselves mixed up with a crooked nightclub owner, gangsters and murder."--- Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com




Yes, this Beaumont is great as, well let us say, actor. He is just the same as the TV series... mild mannered, confident and wise. Don't get mislead by the opening scene where Hugh is drunk as a skunk. He comes to his senses and resumes his professional grade appearance.


See the entire film at:

http://www.archive.org/details/Lady_Confesses


Cast

Mary Beth Hughes as Vicki McGuire
Hugh Beaumont as Larry Craig
Edmund MacDonald as Lucky Brandon
Claudia Drake as Lucile Compton
Emmett Vogan as Police Capt. Brown
Barbara Slater as Norma Craig
Edward Howard as Detective Harmon
Dewey Robinson as Steve
Carol Andrews as Margie




Director: Sam Newfield
Writers: Irwin Franklyn (original story), Helen Martin (screenplay)


Cinematography Jack Greenhalgh
Editing by Holbrook N. Todd

Distributed by Producers Releasing Corporation
Release date(s) May 16, 1945



Running time 64 minutes



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Monsieur Rick
monsieur rick

Minor but appealing whodunit, very low budget but it?s a good story, short, sweet and to the point. Fine pacing. The cast does well. The lighting is quite good. Taut direction by Sam Newfield.

jam233
James Higgins

61/100. Minor but appealing whodunit, very low budget but it's a good story, short, sweet and to the point. Fine pacing. The cast does well. The lighting is quite good. Taut direction by Sam Newfield.

jazza923
James Higgins

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