Theater: Gordiam Knott

Wait Until Dark. A middling mystery thriller is rather like a war: 90% boredom and 10% terror. Wait Until Dark does not fight the percentages.

A doll containing two pounds of heroin has fallen inadvertently into the hands of a photographer and his blind wife (Lee Remick). They do not know what it contains, and after the husband is lured away, Lee Remick does not even know where the doll is, though an unlikely-looking safe is part of the living-room furniture. Two musclemen and their brainmaster do know about the doll, and they want it.

The crooks concoct an elaborate hoax about being...

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