Cinema: Bull Session

Private Hell 36 (Filmakers) is a family picture—in a peculiarly Hollywoodsy sense. The romantic leads, Ida Lupino and Howard Duff, are Mr. & Mrs. in private life, but in the picture they make love to different people. Furthermore, the picture was produced by Collier Young, Ida's next-to-last husband and still her partner in Filmakers. Inc. This perhaps partly explains why Steve Cochran, who has never been married to Actress Lupino, keeps darting uneasy glances over his shoulder while he bounces her around on the studio couch.

As a detective sergeant who makes nickels and dimes, Steve has a hard time keeping up...

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