Dir. Robert Siodmak (1944).
The most celebrated of Montez vehicle peaks too early (after her magnificent Cobra dance) but, as directed by refugee noir specialist Robert Siodmak, the process by which Cobra Island is made safe for democracy is a suitably exotic allegory of World War II.
Sat., April 23, 2 p.m., 2011
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 13, 2011