His Kind of Woman

His Kind of Woman

Directed by John Farrow • 1951 • United States
Starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, Vincent Price

This offbeat noir gem from genre specialist John Farrow brings together a crackerjack cast—including Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, Raymond Burr, and Vincent Price (playing, appropriately, a ham actor)—for a twisty tale of crime and deception shot through with dashes of parodic comedy. Mitchum is professional gambler Dan Milner, who’s so hard up for cash that he is willing to sell his name to Nick Ferraro (Burr), a mobster in need of a new identity. Summoned by Ferraro to a luxurious Mexican resort, Milner finds himself embroiled in a scheme far more intricate and dangerous than he anticipated.

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His Kind of Woman
  • His Kind of Woman

    Directed by John Farrow • 1951 • United States
    Starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, Vincent Price

    This offbeat noir gem from genre specialist John Farrow brings together a crackerjack cast—including Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, Raymond Burr, and Vincent Price (playing, appropriately, a ham ac...