Phantom Lady
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Engineer Scott Henderson (Alan Curtis) is at a seedy midtown Manhattan bar early one evening, drowning his sorrows over a failed marriage, when he strikes up a conversation with a woman (Fay Helm). She's well dressed, with a very ornate hat topping off her ensemble, and also seems even sadder and more lost than he is. Henderson persuades her to join him in taking advantage of the two theater tickets he has. They attend the show -- a song-and-dance showcase by a Brazilian artist (Aurora) -- and then part company without ever exchanging names. He returns home to find three detectives in his… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Brilliantly stylized crime thriller."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"The Phantom Lady proved to be a boon to the German-born director Robert Siodmak's career."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Channeling the spirit of the Russians (Eisenstein, Dovshenko, Vertov), the director uses grotesque angles, close-ups, and rhythms to suggest a powerful sense of seduction and torture."
‑ Ed Gonzalez, Slant Magazine
"Superior, stylish thriller marred by an obvious and over-the-top "mystery" killer"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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