Cinema: Cute Dracula

The Night Visitor is as incontinent as a colander, as unstable as a drunk trying to stand on one foot. Its central flaw is so common that Raymond Chandler complained about it 26 years ago in his great critique "The Simple Art of Murder": "The boys [cops] with their feet on the desks know that the easiest murder case in the world to break is the one some body tried to get very cute with; the one that really bothers them is the murder somebody thought of only two minutes before he pulled it...

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