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Title: The Sign of the Ram (1948)
Post by: drinkanddestroy on July 12, 2020, 12:19:45 AM

The Sign of the Ram (1948)

You may argue whether this is noir, but it was on Noir Alley so it makes the cut.

Phyllis Thaxter comes out to work as a secretary at a family who lives in a mansion on the Cornwall cliffs: The father (Alexander Knox), son and two daughters, and the father's wheelchair-bound young second wife, played by Susan Peters in her return to the screen after a hunting accident left her paralyzed.

Things get pretty screwy in the family. I won't give anything away ...

Not a particularly good movie, and it also goes on a bit too long. Once we find out, and then the rest of the family finds out, what's been behind all the trouble, movie still goes on for a few more minutes, needlessly.

Eddie Muller's intro:

Eddie Muller's outro: