Cinema: New Picture, Aug. 23, 1943

Above Suspicion (M.G.M.) is something new in Joan Crawford pictures. Instead of setting a special table for her saucer-eyed talents, it all but relegates Miss Crawford to playing stooge to pouty Fred MacMurray. Still worse, Joan's usually endless array of hats is reduced to a bare subsistence level.

MacMurray & Crawford are an American and his bride in prewar Germany, but not on anything so innocent as a honeymoon. In quest of a secret which Great Britain needs to know they get involved in disguises, a Liszt-accompanied murder, battles with the Gestapo. They also run afoul of such suspicious figures as Basil...

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