Cinema: The New Pictures, Apr. 18, 1960

Conspiracy of Hearts (Rank; Paramount), an Easter hare from Britain that should have a grand run on the big U.S. circuits, is one of those mercifully rare, inexcusably entertaining sentimental melodramas that leave the customers wondering whether to scream, sob, sniffle, snicker, groan or have a heart attack. In this case, they will probably do a bit of everything, and wind up blissfully bushed by the mightiest emotional binge of the cinema season.

Robert Presnell's script is a deplorable masterpiece of tears and terrors that in effect resets the Biblical Massacre of the Innocents...

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