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Rated NR · 79 minutes · 1949

Crime drama
A minor film by Douglas Sirk (1948), worth seeing for the rare spectacle of Sirk's dense, angular visual style operating in a film noir context, and a screenplay (originated by Sam Fuller) that touches on some Hitchcockian themes. A convicted murderess (Pat Knight) falls in love with her parole officer (Cornel Wilde), and both must go on the run when her former lover is shot. A still from the film became the basis for a series of paintings by Richard Hamilton. 79 min.
Director: Douglas Sirk
Producer: S. Sylvan Simon and Helen Deutsch
Cast: Cornel Wilde, Patricia Knight, John Baragrey, Esther Minciotti, Howard St. John, Russell Collins, Charles Bates, Gilbert Barnett, Frank Jaquet, Ann Shoemaker, King Donovan, Claire Carleton, Al Eben, Fred F. Sears, Jimmy Lloyd, Isabel Withers, Virginia Farmer, Charles Jordan, Buddy Swan, Crane Whitley, Robert R. Stephenson, Richard Benedict, Cliff Clark, Arthur Space and Charles Marsh

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