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Dangerous to Know (Paramount) is a glowering melodrama with artless plot, artful production. Akim Tamiroff, alumnus of the Moscow Art Theatre, has had 60-odd Hollywood roles, nearly all of them brooding and villainous, most of them whiskery. In this picture he is a thin-mustached, esthetic bigwig racketeer who tunes his moods to Tchaikovsky or Wagner, keeps a slinky-eyed hostess (Anna May Wong), is dangerous to know because he eliminates occasional associates with sad-eyed sadism. With his town's financial and civic agencies pretty well in thrall he makes the social error of trying...