The New Pictures, Aug. 27, 1945

Uncle Harry (Universal) is a thriller, produced by Alfred Hitchcock's onetime secretary, Joan Harrison, whose murder thriller Phantom Lady (TIME, Feb. 24, 1944) established her as one of Hollywood's talented producers. Her second offering, a Broadway play adaptation, is again directed by able Robert Siodmak, and again features a vivid performance by Ella Raines. Uncle Harry is better done than its predecessor, more human, subtler, more exciting.

Harry (George Sanders) is the kind of man everybody likes and nobody quite respects—a man rendered permanently infantile by his own gentleness, by his family's standing...

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