The New Pictures, Oct. 15, 1945

And Then There Were None (20th Century-Fox), a whodunit that concentrates on atmosphere, is more sultry than chilling. Its ten shady-looking characters are herded off to a soggy, cheerless house-party on a windswept little island. The reason for this melancholy get-together is soon apparent: each of the guests has gone unpunished for one or more crimes, and the anonymous host has decided to impose rough-&-ready justice on his own. What happens from then on is menacingly suggested by the title.

Under the manipulation of French Director Rene Clair, this Agatha Christie yarn becomes...

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