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The Clouded Yellow (1951)





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In this thriller, an introverted and fragile young woman is framed for murder by her evil guardians who try to convince her that she murdered their handyman. She believes them. The police seem to believe them too; the girl is arrested. A recently fired Secret Service agent comes to her rescue, and she escapes from jail. They head for the harbor where they plan to stow away on a departing ship. The police know about this and trail the two. Unbeknownst to them, the police know that she is innocent. They are hoping the real killers will follow her. Sure enough the real killers, her psychotic guardians appear and trouble ensues. The police save the day.


Trevor Howard
as Maj. David Somers
Jean Simmons
as Sophie Malraux
Sonia Dresdel
as Jess Fenton
Barry Jones
as Nicholas Fenton
Lily Kann
as Minna
Geoffrey Keen
as Police Inspector
Michael Brennan
as Superintendent
Eric Pohlmann
as Greek taxidermist
Richard Wattis
as Employment Agent
Sam Kydd
as Police Radio Operator (uncredited)
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This film is a moderately good murder mystery puffed into a certain importance by the presence of that ever-admirable actor Mr. Trevor Howard and by the simple attractions of Miss Jean Simmons.

June 19, 2018 | Full Review…

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