INCENDIARY BLONDE (George Marshall, 1945)

Beautifully directed by George Marshall, with much of the sensibility he brought to Destry Rides Again (1939), but boringly written (by Claude Binyon and Frank Butler) and monotonously acted by Betty Hutton, though with considerable verve and some dignity, Incendiary Blonde is a distinct disappointment. Hutton plays here an actual person: early twentieth-century entertainer Texas […]