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Movie Facts

Status: Released

Runtime: 76

Budget: $0

Revenue: $0

Language: en

Webpage: -

Release Info

  • 1946-09-14
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Content Score: 93

(1946)

4.8/10 (3 votes)

Overview

A fatally shot female gangleader recounts her sordid life of crime to a police officer just before she dies.

Tagline

She Treats Men the Way They've Been Treating Women for Years!

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Director: Jack Bernhard
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Jean Gillie

Jean Gillie
as Margot Shelby

Edward Norris

Edward Norris
as Jim Vincent

Robert Armstrong

Robert Armstrong
as Frank Olins

Herbert Rudley

Herbert Rudley
as Dr. Craig

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A review by John Chard

Can you come down to my level?

Decoy is directed by Jack Bernhard and adapted to screenplay by Nedrick Young from a story written by Stanley Rubin. It stars Jean Gillie, Robert Armstrong, Herbert Rudley, Sheldon Leonard and Edward Norris. Music is by Edward J. Kay and cinematography by L. William O’Connell.

Margot Shelby (Gillie) is dying on the sofa, a “victim” of a gunshot wound. Sgt. Jo Portugal (Leonard) leans in to hear the story of how she came to be in this situation…

Manic, delirious, bonkers, nasty, Decoy is all of those things, and more, wonderfully so. Running at under 80... read the rest.