“Blonde Ice” is a film noir directed by Jack Bernhard and released in 1948. The movie follows the story of Claire Cummings (played by Leslie Brooks), a beautiful and ambitious society columnist who will stop at nothing to get what she wants.
Claire’s ruthless ambition leads her to marry a wealthy businessman, but when he finds out about her many affairs, he threatens to divorce her and cut her off financially. In response, Claire decides to murder him and frame it as a suicide.
As the investigation into her husband’s death begins, Claire’s true nature is gradually exposed, and she is forced to commit more and more heinous acts to protect her secrets. Along the way, she manipulates and seduces several men, including her former lover, a police detective, and a wealthy businessman.
The film is a gripping and suspenseful thriller that explores the dark side of human nature and the lengths that some people will go to achieve their goals. Leslie Brooks gives a standout performance as Claire, a chilling and manipulative femme fatale who will do whatever it takes to get what she wants.
Kenneth Gamet, Whitman Chambers, Dick Irving Hyland
Robert Paige, Leslie Brooks, Russ Vincent