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Murder Is My Beat (1955)

Approved  |   |  Film-Noir, Mystery  |  27 February 1955 (USA)
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A police detective helps a singer heading to prison for the murder of a man she claims is still alive.

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Ray Patrick
Barbara Payton ...
Eden Lane
Robert Shayne ...
Police Captain Bert Rawley
Selena Royle ...
Beatrice Abbott
Roy Gordon ...
Abbott
Tracey Roberts ...
Patsy Flint (as Tracy Roberts)
Kate MacKenna ...
Miss Sparrow (as Kate McKenna)
Harry Harvey ...
Gas Station Attendant (as Henry W. Harvey Sr.)
Jay Adler ...
Bartender Louie
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A police detective helps a singer heading to prison for the murder of a man she claims is still alive.

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Film-Noir | Mystery

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27 February 1955 (USA)  »

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The Long Chance  »

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Final film of Barbara Payton. See more »

Goofs

When Capt. Rawley goes to the motor court to get Det. Patrick at the beginning of the film, the exterior location shot shows Rawley looking though the window of the cabin at Patrick inside. In the next obviously studio shot, the window and frame are completely different. See more »

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Not all that bad!
18 March 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is no masterpiece but is a modestly entertaining crime movie...not "noir" by any stretch either but the performances from a good group of "B" players are not bad, and anyway you don't get too much chance to see Barbara Payton in movies. Just don't expect any competition for The Big Heat or The Maltese Falcon and you should have a good time!


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