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The Come On1956

The Come On (1956)





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In this convoluted thriller, an unlucky wanderer falls for a woman whom he meets on the beach. She begs the drifter to murder her husband. The man refuses, but when the husband learns that he has been cuckolded, he fakes his own death in an attempt to frame his wife.


Sterling Hayden
as Dave Arnold
John Hoyt
as Harold King, alias Harley Kendrick
Jesse White
as J.J. McGonigle
Wally Cassell
as Tony Margoli
Lee Turnbull
as Joe Tinney
Alex Gerry
as Chalmers
Paul Picerni
as Jerry Jannings
Karolee Kelly
as Tony's Girl
Theodore Newton
as Capt. Getz
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Baxter's lively performance nearly saves this sinking ship.

April 20, 2005 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Come On


Garden variety noir but Baxter gives it all she's got to make the material better than it is. She gets very little assistance from Sterling Hayden giving his usual block of wood performance but John Hoyt is properly contemptible as her partner in crime/nemesis.

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