Kid Glove Killer
Kid Glove Killer (1942)

Kid Glove Killer is an expanded remake of They're Always Caught (1938), a 2-reel entry in MGM's "Crime Does Not Pay" series. Van Heflin stars as criminologist Gordon McKay, at present investigating the murder of of reform… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 17, 1942
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Variety Staff
Variety

One of those moderately-budgeted programmers that appear at long intervals to rise far above the level intended.

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TV Guide

A terrific debut film for both Van Heflin and for Fred Zinnemann in the director's chair.

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Theodore Strauss
New York Times

A first-rate job all round.

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Film4

The taut plot is well served by the style of documentary fiction Zinnemann applied to a few of his earlier films.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

Fred Zinnemann's feature debut, a neat, unpretentious and really rather enjoyable whodunit about the hunt for the killer of the town's crusading mayor.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's the kind of film only television now makes, but this one's a beaut and hard to beat.

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