Dir. Anthony Mann (1948). Desperate con crashes out and takes his winsome lawyer hostage, little suspecting that the whole thing is a suicide set-up orchestrated by the evil crime boss for whom he took the fall. Anthony Mann directs with his customary muscular economy; John Altons noir cinematography is a minor miracle.
Sun., June 27, 2:50, 6:15 & 9:40 p.m., 2010
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