Lady Gangster

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  • Passed
  • 1942
  • 1 hr 2 min
  • 5.7  (738)

In the crime-noir film, Lady Gangster, Faye Emerson stars as Dot Burton, a young woman who, after being released from prison, tries to turn her life around. However, her past catches up with her when she gets involved with a gang of criminals. The movie begins with Dot being released from prison after serving time for getting involved with a robbery. As she steps out of the prison gates, she is met by her mother, who informs her that she has a new job working for wealthy businessman, Dan O'Connor (Frank Wilcox). Though Dot is determined to turn her life around, she quickly finds that it's not going to be easy.

As she tries to start anew, Dot meets her former cellmate, Lil (Julie Bishop), who introduces her to a group of wayward women, who are part of a gang run by the ruthless Ace (Jack La Rue). Ace takes a liking to Dot and quickly recruits her to join the gang.

Despite her initial reluctance, Dot quickly rises up the ranks of the gang and becomes one of their most trusted members. The gang is known for their violent tactics, and they soon take on a new heist, which involves stealing bonds from O'Connor. Dot, who is now working for O'Connor, is forced to choose between her loyalty to the gang and her newfound job.

As the story unfolds, Dot's past catches up with her, and she is forced to confront the demons that led her down the path of crime in the first place. Her love interest, Ed, (Roland Drew) plays a pivotal role in aiding her transformation and helping her make the right choices.

The film is a classic portrayal of the high stakes of the life of crime and the devastating consequences that result from getting involved with the wrong people. It is a suspenseful and thrilling movie that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

Faye Emerson is brilliant in her portrayal of Dot, a woman who is trying to start anew but is haunted by her past. Her performance is engaging and believable, as she captures the inner turmoil and conflict that Dot faces. Julie Bishop is also impressive in her role as Lil, the femme fatale who is part of the gang but is starting to question their methods.

The movie's cinematography is noteworthy, as it features a noir-ish visual style, with its use of clever lighting and shadows that create a dark and foreboding atmosphere. The music enhances the suspenseful tone of the movie and adds to the overall sense of tension.

Lady Gangster is a gripping tale of crime and redemption that will draw in audiences with its intriguing plot and strong performances. It is a classic example of the 1940s crime-noir genre, and it remains a captivating and thrilling movie to watch today.

Lady Gangster is a 1942 crime movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 2 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.7.

Lady Gangster
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    5.7  (738)