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Woman in the Dark (1934)

Unrated | | Crime, Drama | 9 November 1934 (USA)
A paroled prisoner hits a man attacking a woman. He runs away scared that he may have killed him - he did not. From a book "Woman in the Dark" by Dashiell Hammett.

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... Louise Loring
... John Bradley
... Tony Robson
... Tommy Logan
... Lil Logan
... Detective
... Helen Grant
Frank Otto ... Kraus
... Conroy
... Sheriff Grant
Charles Williams ... Hotel Desk Clerk
... Prison Warden
... Doctor (as Clifford Dunston)
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A paroled prisoner hits a man attacking a woman. He runs away scared that he may have killed him - he did not. From a book "Woman in the Dark" by Dashiell Hammett.

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Dull Noir
18 February 2009 | by See all my reviews

This one came in the DVD collection and is the only reason the watch it.The best that can be said is that it is a good cast wasted. Hard to believe Dashiell Hammett had a hand in this uninteresting film. It was Pre-Code and had a few half-hearted attempts to inject sexual innuendo which would pass unnoticed nowadays. I give it 3 due mainly to an uninspired script and an outlandish storyline. The cast headed by Ralph Bellamy and Fay Wray try mightily. Melvyn Douglas is the heavy in this one and Roscoe Ates is on hand as comic relief but adds nothing - not even humor - to the proceedings.

I hope no one went to great lengths to restore this picture - it wasn't worth it and I can't recommend it.


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