Kid Glove Killer (1942)

Crime / Drama / Mystery

Film Review

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Kid Glove Killer is an American crime film first released in 1942, directed by Fred Zinnemann. Cinematography was by Paul Vogel and the film was scored by David Snell. It is based on a story by John C. Higgins and stars Van Heflin, Marsha Hunt, Lee Bowman, Samuel S. Hinds and Cliff Clark.   It is a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production, produced by Jack Chertok and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Location filming was in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios - 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, California, USA.   It is a black and white film and runs to 1 hour and 14 minutes.  

Our overall rating for Kid Glove Killer is: good - passable entertainment.

Other noteworthy films that have been directed by Fred Zinnemann include: Act of Violence (1948), The Member of the Wedding (1952), The Nun's Story (1959) and A Man for All Seasons (1966). The actor Van Heflin has also appeared in: Johnny Eager (1942), Act of Violence (1948), The Secret Land (1948) and 3:10 to Yuma (1957).

Other recommended crime/drama/mystery films of the 1940s from USA that you may want to consider are: Nicholas Ray's A Woman's Secret (1949), Roy William Neill's Dressed to Kill (1946), Edwin L. Marin's Johnny Angel (1945), Roy William Neill's Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943) and Roy William Neill's Terror by Night (1946).

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