|STRANGE TRIANGLE (STRANGE ALIBI) (director: Ray McCarey; screenwriters: Charles G. Booth/Mortimer Braus/story by Jack Andrews; cinematographer: Harry Jackson; editor: Norman Colbert ; music: David Buttolph; cast: Preston Foster (Sam Crane), Anabel Shaw (Betty Wilson), Signe Hasse (Francine Huber), John Shepperd (Earl Huber aka Matthews), Roy Roberts (Harry Matthews), Nancy Evans (Hilda Shaefer), Emory Parnell (Barney Shaefer); Runtime: 65; MPAA Rating: NR; producer: Aubrey Schenck; 20th Century Fox Film; 1946)|
|"So-so B-film drama."
by Dennis Schwartz
Falcon's Alibi"/"Sunset Range"/"The Mystery
Man") is the younger brother of the famed
director Leo McCarey. This
so-so B-film drama is based on a story by
Jack Andrews and is written by Charles G. Booth and Mortimer Braus.
materialist spendthrift Signe Hasse seduces,
in Santa Rosa, a traveling bank examiner (Preston
Foster), who is unaware that she's a married
woman.The femme fatale contrived to embezzle the
bank of her bank manager hubby (John
Shepperd). These foul steps by Hasse
lead to a murder scene.
REVIEWED ON 9/7/2015 GRADE: B-
Dennis Schwartz: "Ozus' World Movie Reviews"
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