Cinema: Shocker

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The woman with the lovely face is screaming. Her dark eyes are luminous with horror. She seems to be hanging perilously to the very edge of a cliff, while far below is a dizzying view of the pounding ocean. Somebody is trying to push her off.

Last week, in the opulent gloom of movie theaters in Manhattan and Chicago, the lovely woman screamed & screamed. For a moment, the scene looked exactly like the old-fashioned thrill shot that moviemakers call a "cliff-hanger." But what moviegoers were actually getting was a breathtaking glimpse...

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