Cinema: The New Pictures, may 2, 1955

Bedevilled (MGM) is an ecclesiastical striptease that comes repulsively close to what might be called priestitution. A young American (Steve Forrest), on his way to study for holy orders, stops over in Paris to take in the sights. Pretty soon he takes one of them (Anne Baxter) for a ride in a cab; from there the picture goes to heaven in a hack.

It seems that Actress Baxter, a blues belter who is apt to wear as many as several sequins at once, has gone from bed to worse: murder. The hero tries to...

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