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Niagara ★★½ 1952

During their honeymoon in Niagara Falls, a scheming wife (Monroe) plans to kill her crazed warvet husband (Cotten). Little does she know that he is plotting to double-cross her. Steamy, quasi-Hitchcockian mystery ably directed, with interesting performances. Monroes sings “Kiss.” 89m/B VHS, DVD . Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters, Marilyn Monroe, Max (Casey Adams) Showalter, Don Wilson, Denis O'Dea, Lurene Tuttle, Harry Carey Jr., Russell Collins, Minerva Urecal; D: Henry Hathaway; W: Charles Brackett, Walter Reisch; C: Joe MacDonald; M: Sol Kaplan.