Cinema: Old Spooker

Games seems to have been put together by a new producer-director team with old ideas. "O.K.," they might have said, "for a Name we have Simone Signoret—46 years old, French accent—let's make her the heavy in a thriller-chiller. She used to work with Clouzot, didn't she? Remember his Diabolique, about a guy spooking his wife with a faked murder? Great! Remember that other wife-spooker, Gaslight—all in a terrific Victorian house? Great! Only let's make it a terrific modern house—mod, pop, camp, the sophisticated rich, and the decadent games they play. Games People Play....

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