what is searched?

zeph’s pop culture quiz #33
What is searched?
What are those two hands searching for in the drawer?
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  • ryoku Monday, 18th June 2012 at 06:53

    the hands belong to mavis marlowe, searching for a little automatic gun, which subsequently can’t save her life. quite fittingly, in an apartment in which everything seems to bear her monogram, she is being strangled to death with a monogrammed scarf – thus setting off the plot of “Black Angel” (1946).

    • zephyrin_xirdal Monday, 18th June 2012 at 07:28

      Congratulations, ryoku, this is absolutely correct! And I am astounded again …

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