Like his contemporary Edgar Ulmer, Joseph H. Lewis was a maestro of high style on a low budget, and he was prolific, too, until a major heart attack in 1953 began to slow his output. . . . The script was written by a blacklisted Dalton Trumbo, and credited to a front; Trumbo gives the familiar Western types uncommon depth.
Farran Smith Nehme
September 03, 2017