The Strange Woman
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The Strange Woman
B-movie auteur Edgar G. Ulmer managed to direct a few A-pictures during his long career; he was personally selected by Hedy Lamarr to helm this big-budget thriller, a project she put together to change her image as a starlet whose sex appeal outweighed her acting abilities. Set in the early 19th century, The Strange Woman takes place in Bangor, Maine, where logging and lumber mills have made the town prosperous. Jenny Hager (Lamarr) has grown up in Bangor, not far from the watchful eye of wealthy Isaiah Poster (Gene Lockhart). The fact that Jenny is twenty years Isaiah's junior does not… More
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Despite its higher budget and starrier cast, the tale is no less mad than Ulmer's Skid Row hallucinations"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"Grim look at an evil femme fatale and the men she lures into murder, it is far from Ulmer's best."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"Should suit the many fans of Hedy Lamarr."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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