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Scarlet Street (28-Dec-1945)

Director: Fritz Lang

Writer: Dudley Nichols

From novel: La Chienne by Georges de La Fouchardière

From a play: La Chienne by André Mouézy-Éon

Producer: Fritz Lang

Keywords: Drama, Film Noir

A sad middle-aged bank clerk in a loveless marriage becomes involved with a damsel-in-distress, representing himself as a successful painter; she is actually an opportunistic prostitute. Extraordinary film noir, featuring one of Edward G. Robinson's finest performances. Remake of La Chienne (1931).

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
Russell Hicks
Actor
4-Jun-1895 1-Jun-1957 American character actor
Samuel S. Hinds
Actor
4-Apr-1875 13-Oct-1948 It's a Wonderful Life
Margaret Lindsay
Actor
19-Sep-1910 9-May-1981 The House of the Seven Gables
Edward G. Robinson
Actor
12-Dec-1893 26-Jan-1973 Key Largo
Vladimir Sokoloff
Actor
26-Dec-1889 15-Feb-1962 For Whom the Bell Tolls

CAST

Edward G. Robinson   ...   Christopher Cross
Joan Bennett   ...   Kitty March
with
Dan Duryea   ...   Johnny Prince
Margaret Lindsay   ...   Millie
Rosalind Ivan   ...   Adele Cross
Jess Barker   ...   Janeway
Charles Kemper   ...   Patcheye
Anita Bolster   ...   Mrs. Michaels
Samuel S. Hinds   ...   Charles Pringle
Vladimir Sokoloff   ...   Pop LeJon
Arthur Loft   ...   Dellarowe
Russell Hicks   ...   Hogarth

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