Fog Over Frisco (1934)


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Cited by film historian William K. Everson as one of the fastest-moving crime melodramas of the 1930s (if not the fastest) Fog Over Frisco still manages to leave viewers breathless. Top-billed Bette Davis plays giddy heiress Arlene Bradford, whose perverse fascination with gangsters gets her mixed up in a stolen-securities scheme. Arlene's more sensible sister Val (Margaret Lindsay) tries to keep her out of trouble, but this proves impossible. Entering into the fray are hotshot society reporter … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Classics
Directed By: ,
Written By: Eugene Solow, Robert N. Lee
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as Arlene Bradford

as Tony Stirling

as Val Bradford

as Spencer Carleton

as Everett Bradford

as Izzy Wright

as Everett Bradford

as Joshua Maynard

as Jake Bello

as Joe Bello

as Oren Porter

as Sgt. O'Hagen

as Chief O'Malley

as Archie Van Ness

as Spike Smith

as Radio Announcer

as Bill, the Messenger

as Van Brugh

as Police Sergeant

as Taxi Driver

as Musician

as Dick, the Orchestra ...

as Radio Announcer

as Bartender

as Reporter

as Sgt. O'Hagen
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Crime thriller with a strangely constructed story and vivid location shooting.

Full Review… | January 30, 2012
Classic Film and Television

Audience Reviews for Fog Over Frisco


Snappy, very fast moving crime drama would have benefited from better leads aside from Bette Davis who pulses with a hedonistic force towards a certain doom. Every second she's on the screen the movie is vibrant when she's off it's just okay.

jay nixon

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Davis always said this is one of her lessor pics but I love it she just chews up the scenery in this mystery pic.

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