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Tony Rome

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Time Out says

Rather slow-moving, but otherwise a witty and thoroughly enjoyable attempt to revive the cynical, corpse-laden, bafflingly plotted Chandler thrillers of the '40s. Here the quest for a diamond pin lost by a rich but unhappy girl (Lyon) leads through some exotic Miami locations and a fine assortment of blackmailers and sleazy undesirables, including a striptease dancer and her lesbian protectress, a venal doctor and his moronically muscle-bound son, a raffish dope peddler, and a drink-sodden mamma kept shut away in a derelict house. Most of them come to a bad end while Sinatra, standing in ably for Bogart as the tough private eye, times his deadpan cracks perfectly, takes his beatings like a man, and batters his way to some sort of solution.
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Release Details

  • Duration:110 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Gordon Douglas
  • Screenwriter:Richard L Breen
  • Cast:
    • Frank Sinatra
    • Jill St John
    • Richard Conte
    • Gena Rowlands
    • Simon Oakland
    • Jeffrey Lynn
    • Lloyd Bochner
    • Joan Shawlee
    • Sue Lyon
    • Rocky Graziano
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