Maybe I’m too used to the flashy , but I was left cold by The House on 92nd Street. The FBI looms over it like a dead goose, and the need to please keeps the plot from taking off. It feels ancillary to the FBI plotline, and it’s enough to make you wish they were two separate films. Signe Hasso is the one bright spot in the movie, along with the makeshift documentary style and set design.
Signe Hasso was born in Stockholm, Sweden; her mother had been an aspiring actress. At age 16, Signe was the youngest actress ever enrolled at the Royal Dramatic Theater. At age 23, Signe made her movie debut in "Tystnadens hus" (1933). For the next 7 years, Signe performed…
LOS ANGELES, June 11— Signe Hasso, the Swedish-born star of the 1947 drama ''A Double Life,'' whose stage and screen career spanned nine decades, died here on Friday. She was 91.