Cinema, Also Showing Apr. 10, 1950

Barricade (Warner) casts Raymond Massey as a leering sadist at the head of a shady gold mine worked by bums and brigands who have nowhere else to go but jail. Into his clutches come Dane Clark and Ruth Roman, two fugitives from justice. Before they can get away to square their debt to society, Massey maltreats not only most of the cast but also some lines from Shakespeare, whose Richard III he idolizes and emulates. In the end, the screen fills up with enough blood-splotched corpses (in Technicolor) to make Richard III look like a Quaker. By that time....

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