The revival of film star Dorothy Dandridge in 1997 included the US premiere of her last completed film, MURDER MEN, from 1962. Originally filmed for a television series, the crime story about cops and drug pushers seems tame by today's standards, but there are several notable sequences
that make it worthwhile.
Nick Cain (Mark Richman), a detective, ferrets through the world of cafe society as he attempts to stop the underworld traffic in heroin. He regularly visits Club Troy on a hunch that its owner, Arthur Troy (James Coburn), is in on the racket. Indeed, Arthur is being pressured by a mobster, Dave
Keller (Edward Asner), to "move junk" by hiding it in shipme...