The Velvet Touch
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The Velvet Touch
Based upon a story by William Mercer, The Velvet Touch stars Rosalind Russell as Valerie Stanton, a celebrated Broadway actress whose latest smash comedy is coming to the end of its successful run. The play's producer, Gordon Dunning, has produced all of Stanton's hits for the last decade, and takes credit for making her the star she is today. He is therefore upset when she informs him that she wishes to make a break with him by both marrying Michael Morrell, a renowned architect, and by taking a stab at one of the classic roles -- namely Hedda Gabler -- under the auspices of another… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"(The)staging is more theatrical than cinematic, appropriate perhaps for a film so steeped in the culture of Broadway but less effective in building tension..."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Turner Classic Movies Online
"A sparkling crime melodrama richly steeped in theatrical atmosphere."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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