Cinema: The New Pictures, Feb. 1, 1954

Wicked Woman (Greene-Rouse; United Artists) is a reeking little slice of life from the butt end of that infinite salami. A tawdry blonde named Billie Nash (Beverly Michaels) is dumped off a bus, bag & baggage, somewhere in Southern California. Next day she wriggles her way into a job wrestling tables in a local bar. A few days later she is wrestling with the boss (Richard Egan). Between holds, she persuades him to sell the bar from under his wife's nose and run away with her to Mexico. Since the wife's nose is usually stuck in a whisky glass, the...

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