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Bluebeard is the retelling of the now familiar story of a wealthy aristocrat who marries and murders and marries again. Baron Von Sepper (Richard Burton), the BlueBeard of the story, meets and marries Anne (Joey Heatherton) who becomes suspicious of Von Sepper when she finds evidence of his murders shortly after their wedding. Van Sepper then, in graphic detail, tells Anne the stories of his former wives' lives and deaths. The movie, directed with ham-handed archness by Edward Dmytryk, attempts to tell the story as a black comedy. Despite an array of beautiful women, including (Virna… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It's a compromised film that tends to offend everyone but the Nazis."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Dmytryk was a cranky professor, but one fine director."
‑ Gregory Weinkauf, New Times
"The film's gratuitous exploration of female flesh is only exceeded by the way Dmytryk manages to sexualize a nun who becomes Bluebeard's future wife."
‑ Ed Gonzalez, Apollo Guide
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