10 Favourite Dan Duryea Performances

1907 - 1968

"On-screen, Duryea exhibited every human weakness: He was mean-spirited, cowardly, selfish, weak - and yet, somehow, strangely compelling if not totally endearing."

from Leonard Maltin's Movie Encyclopedia
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1.
Black Angel (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When Kirk Bennett is convicted of a singer's murder, his wife tries to prove him innocent...aided by the victim's ex-husband. (81 mins.)
“ Martin Blair ” - misspaddylee
 
2.
Winchester '73 (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The journey of a prized rifle from one ill-fated owner to another parallels a cowboy's search for a murderous fugitive. (92 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
3.
The Woman in the Window (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
When a conservative middle-aged professor engages in a minor dalliance with a femme fatale, he is plunged into a nightmarish quicksand of blackmail and murder. (107 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ Heidt / Tim ” - misspaddylee
 
4.
Kathy O' (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A publicity man tries to hide a child film star's brattiness from a magazine writer, who happens to be his ex-wife. (99 mins.)
Director: Jack Sher
“ Harry Johnson ” - misspaddylee
 
5.
Criss Cross (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An armored truck driver and his lovely ex-wife conspire with a gang to have his own truck robbed on the route. (84 mins.)
Director: Robert Siodmak
 
6.
Lady on a Train (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
While waiting at a train station, Nikki Collins witnesses a murder from a nearby building. When she brings the police to the scene of the crime... (94 mins.)
Director: Charles David
“ Arnold Waring ” - misspaddylee
 
7.
Along Came Jones (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A good-natured saddle tramp traveling with his sidekick, is mistaken for a ruthless outlaw with a price on his head. (90 mins.)
Director: Stuart Heisler
“ Monte Jarrad ” - misspaddylee
 
8.
The Little Foxes (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the twentieth century. (116 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
“ Leo Hubbard ” - misspaddylee
 
9.
Too Late for Tears (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Through a fluke circumstance a ruthless woman stumbles across a suitcase filled with $60,000, and she is determined to hold onto it even it if means murder. (99 mins.)
Director: Byron Haskin
“ Danny Fuller ” - misspaddylee
 
10.
Manhandled (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The secretary to a phony psychiatrist finds herself caught up in the murder of a patient's wife and realizes that her life is also in danger. (97 mins.)
Director: Lewis R. Foster
“ Karl Benson ” - misspaddylee