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When Strangers Marry (1944)

Approved | | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery | 21 August 1944 (USA)
A naive small-town girl comes to New York City to meet her husband, and discovers that he may be a murderer.

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Paul Baxter
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Mildred Baxter
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Fred Graham
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Lieutenant Blake
Lou Lubin ...
Jacob Houser
Milton Kibbee ...
Charlie (as Milt Kibbee)
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Newsstand Owner
Claire Whitney ...
Middle-Aged Woman
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Middle - aged Man
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Chambermaid
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Sam Prescott
Lee 'Lasses' White ...
Old Man (as Lee White)
Marta Mitrovich ...
Baby's Mother
Billy Nelson ...
Louisville Driver
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A naive small-town girl comes to New York City to meet her husband, and discovers that he may be a murderer.

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Betrayed  »

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$50,000 (estimated)
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There is a scene where we see a framed photo of a man on a mantle. The photo is of director William Castle. Another scene features a man named "Mr. King" being paged; the producers of the film are both named King. See more »

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Boogie Woogie
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Music by Lorenzo Flennoy
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A good launch film for Robert Mitchum
27 February 2001 | by (Springville, UT) – See all my reviews

This is a Hitchcockian film that reflects well the Film Noir period of Hollywood. Suspense is high, and the audience is kept guessing right to the end about who might be the killer of the drunk good-time Charlie, who innocently invited a stranger in a bar in New York to stay in his apartment for the evening. Don't be fooled by the original name, though.

It is being aired on the premium classics channels under the a.k.a. name "Betrayed".


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