Through plot machinations too complicated to detail, Flint manages to entrap Gregg's innocent daughter Virginia Bruce , subject her to physical and psychological torture, then lure the father to the scene of the crime, where he hopes to revel in the man's despair before doing away with both father and daughter. So for those of you who marveled at Chaney's compelling performance in West Of Zanzibar, be advised that Huston actually created the part on Broadway. However, when the camera cuts to a close-up, it is another actress who does nothing but smile at the singer. Kongo in one sense takes a really horribly racist point of view toward the natives. And if this isn't all lurid enough, the ironic twist towards the end of the film which I won't give away here, though I believe other reviews may mention it , is what really brings it finally over the top! Sadly, both writers ended up on the Hollywood blacklist in the s during the Communist witch hunts.
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The couple was divorced in after having a daughter, Susan Ann. Sign Out My Profile. Her blond good looks got her an entry into films, and after a few extra roles and bit parts she began to make serious inroads as a leading woman in secondary films and as the "other" woman In she married Turkish film writer Ali Ipar; they divorced in , remarried in and divorced again in Night Has a Thousand Eyes.
She also performed periodically on radio. Virginia Bruce was a pretty, dreamy-eyed blonde with a vibrant soprano who seemed poised for major stardom yet never quite reached those heights, possibly because of a turbulent personal life. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Up 12, this week.
He also controls the whole area for miles around due to some sort of ill-explained mumbo-jumbo involving a magical circle called "ju-ju" which dooms anyone who dares to trespass. In spite of that I think I still prefer "West of Zanzibar" for reasons that have nothing to do with either Huston or Chaney - they both did great in their respective interpretations of the role of "Dead Legs". Now the time has come for the Boss-man to get even with him for past dues. Walter Houston plays "Dead Legs" Flint, a paraplegic holding court in an African village and vowing revenge on the man C. Having his underling native Chief Fuzzy,Curtis Nero, create a 80 mile impregnable JuJu circle no one can come in or out of Flint's kingdom without him knowing about it and that's exactly how he want's it. LeonLouisRicci 8 April