The New Pictures, Nov. 5, 1945

Spellbound (United Artists) is a psychiatric thriller which makes the mistake of trying to give the audience a lesson in psychiatry. Egg-shaped Director Alfred Hitchcock is up to his old game of chasing two frightened lovers through thousands of suspenseful feet of film to a slam-bang finish. This time he turns his formula and the police on Ingrid Bergman and Gregory Peck and hounds them expertly through a hotel lobby, a railway station, a train. But thanks to Ben Hecht's script, the real hue & cry is in the hero's mind. Miss Bergman,...

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