Tag Archives: Ann Rutherford

Anthony Mann – Two O’Clock Courage (1945)

UCLA Film and Television Archive writes:
An amnesiac (Tom Conway), aided by a kindly taxi driver (Ann Rutherford), recovers his identity in a citywide search for clues, finding himself at the center of a murder intrigue involving theatrical writers and producers, a stolen play, jealousy and blackmail. It’s a heck of a way to reawaken to the world, but our hero reconstitutes both his identity and the truth in this taut thriller. Read More »

Wilhelm Thiele – The Madonna’s Secret (1946)

Directed by Wilhelm Thiele and written by Thiele and Bradbury Foote with black and white cinematography by film noir giant John Alton

Quote:
This drama is an updated version of Ulmer’s 1944 film Bluebeard. It is set in New York and follows the exploits of an eccentric Parisian painter who has come to New York to escape a controversy surrounding his work. The trouble stems when the model he has used in all his work is found floating dead in the Seine. Read More »