The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing


Dir. Richard Fleischer (1956).
Claude Chabrol remade ornate melodrama, based on a once notorious crime of passion, as A Girl Cut in Two, and you can see what he saw in it—namely the young Joan Collins as an innocently soulful, sultry, socially victimized nymphet.

Sat., Nov. 5, 4 p.m.; Sun., Nov. 6, 1 p.m., 2011

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on November 2, 2011

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