Wednesday, June 9, 2010

365 Movies: Vicki Review

Vicki stars Jeanne Crain, Elliot Reid, and Jean Peters in this 1953 film. Glamour girl Vicki Lynn(Peters) is found murdered in her apartment and immediate suspense is soon followed. Vicki's sister, Jill(Crain) and her publicist Steve(Reid) are the first and only suspects, that the cops keep an eye out for. Lt Ed Cornell(Richard Boone) believes that Steve killed Vicki, and that Jill was his assistant in the murder. Lieutenant Cornell starts to become so obsessed with landing Steve behind bars, he ends up watching his every move. I was really surprised by how much I loved this movie. It was superb thriller and the cast was amazingly well. Elliot and Jeanne were beautifully charming together and I think they were gorgeous to look at. The story-line was so fascinating and it held my interest, the entire time. Another thing, I would like to point out, is that Vicki is originally from Harrisburg, Pa, which is where I live, so I thought that was so neat! Overall, a very good suspense film, that you keeps you on the edge of your seat from beginning to end.

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Amanda said...

I love Vicki. It's a really great suspense film. It's playing in rotation now on Fox Movie Channel.

Audrey said...

Apparently this film was actually a remake of I Wake Up Screaming (something like that) starring Betty Grable. Supposedly that is a superior version but I've only seen Vicki so I couldn't say.