Phantom Lady
Phantom Lady (1944)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 28, 1944
DVD Release Date: April 4, 2007
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Brilliantly stylized crime thriller.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The Phantom Lady proved to be a boon to the German-born director Robert Siodmak's career.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

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.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Superior, stylish thriller marred by an obvious and over-the-top "mystery" killer

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Bob Stinson
Brilliant atmosphere trumps crappy acting and story.
Aldo Gandia
Ella Raines' performance and Elwood Bredell's cinematography are two reasons this is a must-see for noir fans. Raines doesn't play the femme… More
Doctor Strangeblog
OK pre-noir B-movie with striking Ella Raines determined to save her boss from death row by finding his only alibi to his wife's murder, a woman in a… More