Slightly Scarlet

  • 1956
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Crime

Loosely based on James M. Cain's novel Love's Lovely Counterfeit, this fascinating low-budget film noir stars Payne as a small-time hoodlum who works for crime kingpin de Corsia. The latter's criminal empire is threatened when a law-and-order candidate decides to run for mayor and it looks as if he'll win. Seeking to short-circuit the candidate's campaign,...read more

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Loosely based on James M. Cain's novel Love's Lovely Counterfeit, this fascinating low-budget film noir stars Payne as a small-time hoodlum who works for crime kingpin de Corsia. The latter's criminal empire is threatened when a law-and-order candidate dec… (more)

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