• Thriller
  • Rated: 12
  • Director: Max Opuls
  • Writer: Mel Dinelli, Henry Garson, Elisabeth Sanxay Holding
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While fighting with girlfriend Bea Harper (Geraldine Brooks), Ted Darby (Shepperd Strudwick) takes a spill that leads to his death. Desperate to keep her daughter out of jail, Bea's mother, Lucia (Joan Bennett), disposes of the body. Meanwhile, Lucia's suspicions that Ted had sleazy friends are confirmed when gangster Martin Donnelly (James Mason) materializes with the intention of extorting cash from the Darbys. Yet when Martin and Lucia grow increasingly close, the scheme starts to splinter.
  • Thriller
  • Rated: 12
  • Director: Max Opuls
  • Writer: Mel Dinelli, Henry Garson, Elisabeth Sanxay Holding

  • James Mason
    Joan Bennett
    Geraldine Brooks
    Henry O'neill
    John Shepperd
    David Bair
    Roy Roberts
    Frances E. Williams
    Paul E. Burns
    Danny Jackson
    Claire Carleton
    Billy Snyder
    Peter Brocco
    Ann Shoemaker
    Virginia Hunter

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  • (1949)

  • Thriller
  • Rated: 12
  • Director: Max Opuls
  • Writer: Mel Dinelli, Henry Garson, Elisabeth Sanxay Holding
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While fighting with girlfriend Bea Harper (Geraldine Brooks), Ted Darby (Shepperd Strudwick) takes a spill that leads to his death. Desperate to keep her daughter out of jail, Bea's mother, Lucia (Joan Bennett), disposes of the body. Meanwhile, Lucia's suspicions that Ted had sleazy friends are confirmed when gangster Martin Donnelly (James Mason) materializes with the intention of extorting cash from the Darbys. Yet when Martin and Lucia grow increasingly close, the scheme starts to splinter.

Starring
  • James Mason
    Joan Bennett
    Geraldine Brooks
    Henry O'neill
    John Shepperd
    David Bair
    Roy Roberts
    Frances E. Williams
    Paul E. Burns
    Danny Jackson
    Claire Carleton
    Billy Snyder
    Peter Brocco
    Ann Shoemaker
    Virginia Hunter