The Black Orchid

  • 1959
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

A totally misleading title may have made this a flop at the box office because it had a lot to recommend it as a movie. Loren is a widow in a poor New York neighborhood who, quite rightly, blames herself for her gangster husband's death. She wanted material things and the late padrone sought to achieve them for her and was killed. Her son, Baird, is already...read more

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Black Orchid
01:32 — A doctor's ex-wife dies of nicotine poison.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: A totally misleading title may have made this a flop at the box office because it had a lot to recommend it as a movie. Loren is a widow in a poor New York neighborhood who, quite rightly, blames herself for her gangster husband's death. She wanted materia… (more)

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