There must have been something in the water over there something called Expressionism perhaps. Al Alp - Taxi Driver uncredited. However, while she is freshening up, Richman finds her purse and the paper with Cliff's particulars in a dresser drawer. What more do you need? A woman Fay Helm , or rather a phantom lady we shall call her, has been pacing around the bar long before Scott came walking in. It does, however, come with a decent amount of film grain that has been left intact and a nice amount of detail for the most part. Not only does this strike you a tad bit odd but when the female singer Aurora Miranda comes out to sing her musical number she is wearing the exact same designer hat as our mystery woman, which causes some anger.
Rhythmic inter-cutting between Cliff's frantic drumming dubbed by Dave Coleman and the leering responses of Richman leads to them going back to his apartment. Burgess provides her with information about the drummer at the show, Cliff , who had tried to make eye contact with the mystery lady. They direct Curtis to his bedroom. This sequence is one of two standouts in Phantom Lady. . Synopsis Unhappily married Scott Henderson spends the evening on a no-name basis with a hat-wearing woman he picked up in a bar. Let us know in the comments below.
Marlow throws himself out the window to his death. Last accessed: January 29, 2008. He agrees, pays for their drinks, and they take a cab to the show. It is full of the play of light and shadow, of macabre atmosphere, of sharply realistic faces and dramatic injections of sound. Jack will accompany Carol on some of the efforts to find clues about this mysterious murder and retrace the steps of the alibi. It still stands up extremely well. This whole encounter that Scott has with this woman just seems weird, and eventually, the two go their separate ways after the event.
Jive Club Bass Player uncredited. Girl in Tag Sequence uncredited. Advertisers and Affiliate Partnerships do not influence our content. Returning home, Scott finds three police detectives character actors Thomas Gomez, Regis Toomey and Joseph Crehan waiting in his apartment. Scott Henderson's Alan Curtis innocuous evening with a strange woman becomes crucial when he is later accused of murdering his wife on the same evening.
The more he thinks about it the more it worries him. This is your typical film-noir and it has some great performances along the way. The cinematography is excellent as well. One person still believes in him however - his secretary Carol Ella Raines. His wife has been murdered. The content files usually are stored on external sites.
She agrees, but on one condition: they will not exchange names. What do you think of the film? Courtroom Spectator Next to Carol uncredited. University of Chicago Press — via Google Books. Elisha Cook Jr gets one of his meatiest supporting roles. The first time I saw Phantom Lady, that moment hit me at about the ten minute mark. While I enjoyed the film, I felt it started out slow.
Curtis is on the left side of the frame, with a huge portrait of his wife over his shoulder in the middle of the frame, and an unimpressed cop smacking gum in the bottom right of the frame. Reluctant to waste a ticket, Scott takes a depressed woman Fay Helm to the show, but she only agrees to accompany him if she is allowed to remain nameless. By May 4, 2019 Gangsters possess a certain allure that can be wildly infectious. When he confronts her on the street, some bystanders step in to restrain him. Release Date: Not Yet Rated 1 hr 27 min Plot Summary Scott Henderson's Alan Curtis innocuous evening with a strange woman becomes crucial when he is later accused of murdering his wife on the same evening.
Franchot Tone made a lot of movies but rarely got good roles. However, he becomes suspicious when he accidentally knocks over her purse and among the spilled contents finds a piece of paper with details about him. In terms of Blu-ray release, this gets: 4 out of 5 for video quality 3. When he arrives home later that evening the nightmare begins. Scott spends virtually the entire movie behind bars.
Eventually, he asks the woman if she would like the tickets for herself, and not trying to ask her on a date. End of the day, this film is a great murder-mystery, and it has Ella Raines in it. By April 30, 2019 This is not your Hallmark Channel family reconciliation movie. This site allows you to watch movies and tv series without registration. Disclaimer Affiliate links contained in this post will take you to Amazon.
Burgess arrives just in time. If you feel that any content on our site in any way infringe your rights as copyrighter do not hesitate and let us know about your problem. Once she appears, however, the film moves along at a great pace with many twists and turns. More than anything else, Phantom Lady is a triumph of style. Off Scott and this mysterious woman go to the show, where the drummer Elisha Cook, Jr. Henderson has a solid alibi, but the bartender, taxi driver and Monteiro deny seeing the phantom lady.