The Gambler & the Lady

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The Gambler & the Lady ★½ 1952

A successful Londonbased gambler and casino owner endeavors to climb the social ladder by having an affair with a member of the British aristocracy. He not only has to contend with his jilted nightclub singer girlfriend but also with the gangsters who would like to take over his clubs. Dull direction and a mediocre script. 72m/B VHS, DVD . GB Dane Clark, Naomi Chance, Kathleen Byron, Meredith Edwards, Eric Pohlmann, George Pastell; D: Patrick Jenkins, Sam Newfield; W: Sam Newfield; C: Walter J. (Jimmy W.) Harvey; M: Ivor Slaney.