High Jump

  • 1959
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Crime

Blase attempt to create an exciting crime drama quickly loses much impact in the opening scenes. Wyler plays the trapeze artist unable to ward off the advances of Daniely, who easily wraps the performer around her finger, getting his acrobatic assistance for a jewel heist. But Wyler's moralistic nature takes control; he goes to the police with evidence,...read more

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Blase attempt to create an exciting crime drama quickly loses much impact in the opening scenes. Wyler plays the trapeze artist unable to ward off the advances of Daniely, who easily wraps the performer around her finger, getting his acrobatic assistance for a jewel heist. But Wyler's

moralistic nature takes control; he goes to the police with evidence, motivated by his guilt at two people having been killed during the robbery. The addition of a sex angle did absolutely nothing to heighten interest.

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  • Review: Blase attempt to create an exciting crime drama quickly loses much impact in the opening scenes. Wyler plays the trapeze artist unable to ward off the advances of Daniely, who easily wraps the performer around her finger, getting his acrobatic assistance f… (more)

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