Cinema: Skin Game

The only real suspense in If He Hollers, Let Him Go, which calls itself a thriller, is waiting for the comely costar, Negro Singer Barbara McNair, to take her clothes off. Since she doffs her duds during the first half-hour, voyeurs can feel free to leave immediately afterward. There is nothing more for them—or anyone else, really—to see.

The story, such as it is, concerns a black convict named Lake (Raymond St. Jacques) who escapes from prison, where he has spent five years on a trumped-up charge of rape and murder. Lake lights out to...