Portrait in Smoke (Wicked as They Come)
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Portrait in Smoke (Wicked as They Come)
Wicked as They Come stars Arlene Dahl as Kathy Allen, whose sour attitude on life has been formed by a sexual assault in her childhood. Rising out of the shabbiness of the Lower East Side, Kathy ruthlessly climbs the social and financial ladder by using and then abandoning a series of gullible older men. When she finally gets what she wants out of life, it still isn't enough, and it is this insatiability that leads to her downfall. Extensive location filming in London and Paris adds an exotic touch to this predictable melodrama. Wicked as They Come is based on Portrait in Smoke, a novel by… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A lethargic and unaffecting minor film noir."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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