VICTOR MATURE — He Is and He Isn’t.

Pity the unobtrusive, solidly workmanlike actor. One of favorite film noirs, Twentieth Century Fox’s durable 1949 thriller Kiss of Death,¬†features a subtle performance by¬†Victor Mature as an ex-con trying to his near death to protect his family from one of Hollywood’s most memorable cinematic psychopaths. Unfortunately, Mature’s performance is eclipsed by that of Richard Widmark […]