The New Pictures, Feb. 28, 1944

Phantom Lady (Universal) is the maiden production of Joan Harrison, who used to be Alfred Hitchcock's Girl Friday and who now becomes one of the few women producers in Hollywood's history.-Phantom Lady lags behind Hitchcock's best films, but it has picked up enough from them to sprint laps ahead of most thrillers.

The night when Architect Scott Henderson (Alan Curtis) meets her in a Manhattan bar and takes her to a show, the Lady (Fay Helm) is no phantom. Her handsome dolor is made the more memorable by a fiercely rhetorical hat. At the...

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