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The Woman in the Window (26-Jan-1945)

Director: Fritz Lang

Writer: Nunnally Johnson

From novel by: J. H. Wallis

Musical Score: Arthur Lange

Producer: Nunnally Johnson

Keywords: Thriller, Film Noir, Blackmail

A married college professor meets a young woman whose storefront painted portrait he admired and comes to her apartment; a misunderstanding involving the woman's lover results in death and subsequent blackmail. Key early film noir, masterfully directed and dripping with suspense. Received an Oscar nomination for Best Dramatic Score.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Joan Bennett
Actor
27-Feb-1910 7-Dec-1990 Little Women
Dan Duryea
Actor
23-Jan-1907 7-Jun-1968 The Little Foxes
Raymond Massey
Actor
30-Aug-1896 29-Jul-1983 Things to Come
Edward G. Robinson
Actor
12-Dec-1893 26-Jan-1973 Key Largo

CAST

Edward G. Robinson   ...   Richard Wanley
Joan Bennett   ...   Alice Reed
with
Raymond Massey   ...   Frank Lalor
Edmund Breon   ...   Dr. Barkstane
Dan Duryea   ...   Heidt
Thomas E. Jackson   ...   Insp. Jackson
Dorothy Peterson   ...   Mrs. Wanley
Arthur Loft   ...   Claude Mazard
Frank Dawson   ...   Steward

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