Charlotte Armstrong, Mischief
Coward McCann, Inc. New York 1950. First Edition
What happens in this unified and swiftly paced novel of suspense and horror will make your hair stand on end. This is Edgar Award winning Armstrong’s sixth novel and the basis for the 1952 classic noir film, Don’t Bother to Knock, starring Richard Widmark, Anne Bancroft in her first film and a very early dramatic role by Marilyn Monroe.