A tense turn-of-the-century mystery with several odd twists and turns, not the least of which is the casting of Vincent Price on the right side of the law, Victor Mature as what appears to be a deranged killer, and Ethel Barrymore, in a fine portrayal, as a mother bent on keeping her son.
Everything about this film is visually correct. The mood of London is immediately evoked and remains, almost permeating the actors with fog, all through the picture. Cummins is a cockney singer-dancer whose roommate is killed by an unknown person. She is determined to get out of poverty by using
her charm and looks to snare a rich man. Cummins thinks that Mature, who was dating he...